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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Juneau in Alaska

Earthquake location 58.3421S, -133.4985WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ar1n, ak02098f6z9j. Unique identifier: ak02098f6z9j. The temblor was picked up at 00:29:03 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.2 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -133.4985 West, latitude 58.3421 North, depth = 5.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 00:29:03 / July 19, 2020 @ 12:29 am.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 54 km E of Juneau, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -133.4985° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 58.3421° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54 km E of Juneau, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-19 00:29:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-24 07:40:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 129 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak02098f6z9j Id of event.
Event Code 02098f6z9j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ar1n,ak02098f6z9j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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