A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (43 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16407429. Id of event: ak16407429. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 18:51:12 / August 2, 2017 @ 6:51 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:51:12 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.8 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 7.8 km, -136.4262° West, 59.7149° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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