A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:14:02 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 11:14:02 / May 8, 2017 @ 11:14 am. Exact location, longitude -178.5129° West, latitude 51.677° North, depth = 18 km. Id of earthquake: ak15985559. Event ids that are associated: ak15985559. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18 km (11 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-eight, 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 struck near.
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