A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 219 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (136 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:39:58 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 04:39:58 / May 8, 2020 @ 4:39 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0205xexz83, us70009g87. Unique identifier: us70009g87. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -163.5988 West, latitude 52.6572 North, depth = 35 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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