A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (55 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16020441, us10008rk7. Id of event: us10008rk7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.7162 West, latitude 59.8552 North, depth = 6.08 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.08 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:52:31 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 12:52:31 / May 1, 2017 @ 12:52 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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