A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 14.9 km, -178.4699° West, 51.6279° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15994436. Unique identifier: ak15994436. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:52:42 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 20:52:42 / May 8, 2017 @ 8:52 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.9 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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-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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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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