A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 06:46:59 / July 21, 2020 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000as65. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000as65. Exact location of earthquake, -133.5083° West, 58.3918° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 06:46:59 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 54 km E of Juneau, Alaska.
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