A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 91 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (57 miles). Exact location, longitude 176.2786° East, latitude 51.5618° North, depth = 36.28 km. Global time and date of event 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 02:56:31 / May 14, 2017 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16031451, us10008x91. Unique identifier: us10008x91. The epicenter was at a depth of 36.28 km (23 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:56:31 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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