A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 21:40:01 / May 8, 2017 @ 9:40 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16117016. Unique identifier: ak16117016. Exact location, longitude -178.5264° West, latitude 51.7737° North, depth = 19.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.2 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:40:01 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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