A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:21:02 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.5069° West, latitude 51.7156° North, depth = 9.3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16009685. Id of event: ak16009685. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 12:21:02 / May 9, 2017 @ 12:21 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.3 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and eighty-two, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-nine 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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