A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 0.8 km, -174.1739° West, 50.4249° North. Id of earthquake: ak11733907. Event ids that are associated: ak11733907. The temblor was reported at 17:20:10 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.8 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 17:20:10 / October 8, 2015 @ 5:20 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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