A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 18:53:52 / May 3, 2017 @ 6:53 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.549 West, latitude 51.7195 North, depth = 12.7 km. The temblor was reported at 18:53:52 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.7 km (8 miles). Id of earthquake: ak15890985. Event ids that are associated: ak15890985.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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