A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 88 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (55 miles). Exact location, longitude -136.7939° West, latitude 59.718° North, depth = 0.1 km. Global time and date of event 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 10:43:26 / May 3, 2017 @ 10:43 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). Id of earthquake: ak15886857. Event ids that are associated: ak15886857. The temblor was reported at 02:43:26 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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