A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 27 km WSW of Haines, Alaska (17 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 16:37:43 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.5 km (16 miles). Exact location of event, depth 26.5 km, -135.8643° West, 59.1139° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 01:37:43 / May 23, 2017 @ 1:37 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16107628. Unique identifier: ak16107628.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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