A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: ak16116912. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16116912. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:27:27 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 19:27:27 / May 8, 2017 @ 7:27 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4493 West, latitude 51.6927 North, depth = 22.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.2 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty 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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