A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:10:00 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 19:10:00 / May 8, 2017 @ 7:10 pm. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -178.3619° West, 51.6316° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak15992876. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15992876.
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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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