A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 46 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (29 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008t6d. Event ids that are associated: ak15928604, us10008t6d. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 20:49:59 / May 5, 2017 @ 8:49 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.44 km (2 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:49:59 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.5276° West, latitude 51.4681° North, depth = 3.44 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and fourty, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days six hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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