A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 40 km ESE of Skagway, Alaska (25 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 0.5 km, -134.6455° West, 59.3213° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.5 km (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:35:19 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000agei. Event ids that are associated: ak16671156, us2000agei. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 18:35:19 / August 25, 2017 @ 6:35 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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