A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 18:16:45 / May 8, 2017 @ 6:16 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:16:45 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4673 West, latitude 51.6217 North, depth = 5.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16116858. Id of event: ak16116858.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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