A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 20:51:05 / May 8, 2017 @ 8:51 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.3996 West, latitude 51.6029 North, depth = 6.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:51:05 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.6 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: ak16116979. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16116979.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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