A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.4 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 15:44:41 / May 6, 2017 @ 3:44 pm. Unique identifier: ak15942256. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15942256. Exact location of event, longitude -178.5377 West, latitude 51.6733 North, depth = 4.4 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:44:41 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixteen, 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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