A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Southeastern Alaska (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -136.6225° West, latitude 59.7928° North, depth = 4.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.5 km (3 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:03:36 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 15:03:36 / May 1, 2017 @ 3:03 pm. Unique identifier: ak16020543. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16020543.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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