A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.6642 West, latitude 59.7658 North, depth = 3.16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 00:30:18 / May 2, 2017 @ 12:30 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.16 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:30:18 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15862875, us10008mup. Unique identifier: us10008mup.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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