A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. Unique identifier: ak0209c0j0bx. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000asgl, ak0209c0j0bx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.1 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:52:20 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -133.48 West, latitude 58.3517 North, depth = 5.1 km. Global time and date of event 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 17:52:20 / July 21, 2020 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km E of Juneau, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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