A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Juneau in Alaska on Monday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:33:01 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 09:33:01 / July 27, 2020 @ 9:33 am. Exact location of event, longitude -133.4664 West, latitude 58.3316 North, depth = 4.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.2 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209lsviei. Id of event: ak0209lsviei.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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-four, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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