A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.9 km (9 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:45:50 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.4596° West, latitude 51.7099° North, depth = 14.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 23:45:50 / May 8, 2017 @ 11:45 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16117102. Unique identifier: ak16117102.
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-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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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