A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 52 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (32 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 22:21:56 / May 8, 2017 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10008uqf. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16117043, us10008uqf. The temblor was picked up at 12:21:56 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.3879° West, latitude 51.3879° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and seventeen, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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