A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Event id: ak15961248. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15961248. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:53:37 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4946 West, latitude 51.6317 North, depth = 6.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 12:53:37 / May 7, 2017 @ 12:53 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.6 km (4 miles).
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 thirty-two, in the last 10 days three hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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