A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 20 km W of Skagway, Alaska (12 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:39:48 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 12:39:48 / August 28, 2017 @ 12:39 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 15.2 km, -135.6774° West, 59.424° North. Id of earthquake: ak16727248. Event ids that are associated: ak16727248.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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