A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5338° West, 51.6826° North, depth 6.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak15927261. Event ids that are associated: ak15927261. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 19:39:41 / May 5, 2017 @ 7:39 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.6 km (4 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:39:41 / 7:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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