A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 82 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (51 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 05:44:25 / January 26, 2018 @ 5:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.81 km (1 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18197190, us2000cpmu. Id of event: us2000cpmu. Exact location, longitude -136.6247° West, latitude 59.7788° North, depth = 1.81 km. The temblor was reported at 21:44:25 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter).
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 eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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