A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 12:53:34 / April 4, 2017 @ 12:53 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:53:34 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15679013. Id of event: ak15679013. Exact location, longitude -176.3954° West, latitude 51.3116° North, depth = 22 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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