A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.4 km (14 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5072 West, latitude 51.5918 North, depth = 22.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 13:53:16 / August 5, 2017 @ 1:53 pm. Id of earthquake: ak16445856. Event ids that are associated: ak16445856. The temblor was picked up at 13:53:16 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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