A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 21:48:33 / May 5, 2017 @ 9:48 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.5497° West, latitude 51.6016° North, depth = 5.6 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:48:33 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak15928728. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15928728.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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