A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 80 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (50 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -136.5589° West, 59.8062° North, depth 0 km. Event id: ak15908622. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15908622. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:25:46 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 19:25:46 / May 4, 2017 @ 7:25 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 seven, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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