A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.1 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 19:19:55 / May 8, 2017 @ 7:19 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:19:55 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5539 West, latitude 51.6765 North, depth = 15.1 km. Id of earthquake: ak15992883. Event ids that are associated: ak15992883.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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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