A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15890973. Id of event: ak15890973. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:48:55 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 18:48:55 / May 3, 2017 @ 6:48 pm. Exact location of event, depth 17.6 km, -178.4894° West, 51.7377° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.6 km (11 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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