A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 109 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.2256 West, latitude 53.7787 North, depth = 28.3 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 03:36:29 / May 6, 2017 @ 3:36 am. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:36:29 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak15933667. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15933667. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.3 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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