A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -163.3069 West, latitude 54.3227 North, depth = 57.9 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:35:12 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak15887903. Event ids that are associated: ak15887903. Global time and date of event 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 14:35:12 / May 3, 2017 @ 2:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 57.9 km (36 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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