A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Juneau in Alaska on Friday. The temblor was reported at 00:20:25 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 00:20:25 / July 17, 2020 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000aq1t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aq1t. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -133.4462° West, latitude 58.3562° North, depth = 5 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau. Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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.
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