A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 46 km NNE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (29 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 20:00:22 / May 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm. The temblor was picked up at 10:00:22 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.7688 West, latitude 51.6239 North, depth = 5.1 km. Unique identifier: ak15908638. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15908638.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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