A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (55 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:24:16 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:24 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.33 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -136.7207° West, latitude 59.8015° North, depth = 4.33 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:24:16 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008rkz. Event ids that are associated: ak16020508, us10008rkz.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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