A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (56 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: us1000hg3e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20289538, us1000hg3e. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:39:57 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/18 / 2018-10-23 13:39:57 / October 23, 2018 @ 1:39 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -136.6678 West, latitude 59.895 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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