A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:17:59 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 20:17:59 / February 8, 2017 @ 8:17 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.3 km (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -174.5367° West, 51.4335° North, depth 40.3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15241824. Id of event: ak15241824.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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