A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.5438° West, latitude 51.6892° North, depth = 7.9 km. Event id: ak16116867. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16116867. Global time and date of event 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 18:31:50 / May 8, 2017 @ 6:31 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:31:50 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.9 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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