A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Juneau in Alaska on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 3.8 km, -133.5555° West, 58.3188° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.8 km (2 miles). Event id: ak0209ly95qw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b4w7, ak0209ly95qw. The temblor was picked up at 18:36:50 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 18:36:50 / July 27, 2020 @ 6:36 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (31 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 sixteen, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 50 km E of Juneau, Alaska.
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