A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 85 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.4833° East, 51.1863° North, depth 30.5 km. Global time and date of event 22/05/17 / 2017-05-22 12:19:40 / May 22, 2017 @ 12:19 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 30.5 km (19 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:19:40 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009l5g. Event ids that are associated: ak16175926, us20009l5g.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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