A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -178.4175° West, latitude 51.6421° North, depth = 12.6 km. Unique identifier: ak16116990. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16116990. Global time and date of event 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:06:05 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:06:05 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.6 km (8 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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