A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (48 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.73 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:25:24 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:25 pm. Unique identifier: us10008rl0. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16020509, us10008rl0. Exact location, longitude -136.5791° West, latitude 59.7585° North, depth = 7.73 km. The temblor was detected at 06:25:24 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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