A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:46:10 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 14:46:10 / July 28, 2020 @ 2:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -133.4318° West, 58.3623° North. Event id: us6000b5ce. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b5ce.
The epicenter was 58 km (36 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).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km E of Juneau, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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