A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.5354° West, latitude 51.6995° North, depth = 23.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 20:44:12 / May 8, 2017 @ 8:44 pm. Id of earthquake: ak15994419. Event ids that are associated: ak15994419. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.9 km (15 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:44:12 / 8:44 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 two hundred and twenty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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