A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 87 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (54 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -136.7928° West, 59.8342° North, depth 5.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:59:21 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 12:59:21 / May 1, 2017 @ 12:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.03 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us10008rke. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15853463, us10008rke.
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 one hundred and thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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