A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 12:48:58 / May 6, 2017 @ 12:48 pm. Exact location of event, depth 9.4 km, -178.5298° West, 51.6971° North. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:48:58 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.4 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15939816. Id of event: ak15939816.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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