A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:08:58 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -167.8079 West, latitude 53.2533 North, depth = 60 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15926086. Unique identifier: ak15926086. Global time and date of event 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 19:08:58 / May 5, 2017 @ 7:08 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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