A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 89 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (55 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:31:09 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:31 pm. Unique identifier: us10008rl5. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15854305, us10008rl5. The temblor was picked up at 06:31:09 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -136.7191° West, latitude 59.8404° North, depth = 6.58 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.58 km (4 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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