A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 17:51:08 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 14.7 km, -178.4862° West, 51.6779° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 17:51:08 / May 8, 2017 @ 5:51 pm. Unique identifier: ak16116839. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16116839. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.7 km (9 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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