A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (53 miles) on Thursday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:13:40 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.98 km, -136.6592° West, 59.8031° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 01:13:40 / June 30, 2017 @ 1:13 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16241284, us100095e7. Id of event: us100095e7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.98 km (4 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 85 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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