A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (57 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -136.7162° West, 59.8923° North. Global time and date of event 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 03:49:06 / September 17, 2017 @ 3:49 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:49:06 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16838388. Unique identifier: ak16838388. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 92 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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