A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:48:50 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -133.479° West, 58.3493° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aq94. Id of event: us7000aq94. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 10:48:50 / July 17, 2020 @ 10:48 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km E of Juneau, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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