A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 17:16:14 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 17:16:14 / February 16, 2017 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.7 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15279993. Unique identifier: ak15279993. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.7832 West, latitude 51.4221 North, depth = 27.7 km.
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 four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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