A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4189° West, 51.6788° North, depth 13.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:33:02 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:33 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15995886. Unique identifier: ak15995886. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:33:02 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
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