A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15980054. Unique identifier: ak15980054. Exact location of event, longitude -178.5093 West, latitude 51.7173 North, depth = 17 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:10:02 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 06:10:02 / May 8, 2017 @ 6:10 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifteen 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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