A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -133.4982 West, latitude 58.3615 North, depth = 5.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.9 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 01:39:31 / July 21, 2020 @ 1:39 am. Event id: ak0209bqxb8p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000as3d, ak0209bqxb8p. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:39:31 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, 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. 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. 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: 54 km E of Juneau, Alaska.
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