A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Juneau in Alaska on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 15:39:35 / May 16, 2020 @ 3:39 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -134.4366 West, latitude 58.7844 North, depth = 0 km. Id of earthquake: ak0206atshdr. Event ids that are associated: ak0206atshdr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:39:35 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 53 km N of Juneau, Alaska.
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