A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (50 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16407429, us2000a3rg. Id of event: us2000a3rg. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -136.6093° West, 59.7782° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 18:51:11 / August 2, 2017 @ 6:51 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:51:11 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-eight 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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