A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.2 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:16:05 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 02:16:05 / May 3, 2017 @ 2:16 am. Exact location of event, longitude 178.822 East, latitude 51.1852 North, depth = 9.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15880858. Unique identifier: ak15880858.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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