A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -178.512° West, 51.6692° North, depth 9.8 km. Unique identifier: ak16116923. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16116923. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 19:38:17 / May 8, 2017 @ 7:38 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:38:17 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.8 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-seven, 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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