A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 02:43:23 / May 9, 2017 @ 2:43 am. Exact location, longitude -178.4295° West, latitude 51.6258° North, depth = 4.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.3 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:43:23 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16001926. Unique identifier: ak16001926.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and eighty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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