A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.6 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 20:10:43 / May 8, 2017 @ 8:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4468 West, latitude 51.7488 North, depth = 20.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak15994361. Event ids that are associated: ak15994361. The temblor was picked up at 20:10:43 / 8:10 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-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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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