A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.6829 West, latitude 59.7645 North, depth = 0 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 22:42:58 / May 1, 2017 @ 10:42 pm. Event id: ak15861795. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15861795. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:42:58 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter).
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 fourty-five, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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