A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Juneau in Alaska on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 22:54:21 / July 16, 2020 @ 10:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -133.4296° West, 58.3588° North. The temblor was picked up at 22:54:21 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000aq0t. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aq0t.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juneau (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 58 km E of Juneau, Alaska.
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