A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 01:36:35 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.5 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 01:36:35 / May 5, 2017 @ 1:36 am. Id of earthquake: ak15912045. Event ids that are associated: ak15912045. Exact location of event, depth 0.5 km, -178.4873° West, 51.6235° North.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
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