A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5407° West, 51.6276° North, depth 5.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 14:12:27 / May 5, 2017 @ 2:12 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.3 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15922485. Id of event: ak15922485. The temblor was picked up at 14:12:27 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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