A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (55 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 03:33:58 / September 22, 2017 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak16876202. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16876202. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:33:58 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -136.7041° West, 59.8532° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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