A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15985587. Unique identifier: ak15985587. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 13:09:51 / May 8, 2017 @ 1:09 pm. The temblor was reported at 13:09:51 / 1:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5209 West, latitude 51.7188 North, depth = 13.1 km.
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 two hundred and twenty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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