A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:59:40 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.3 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 1.3 km, -133.4457° West, 58.3423° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 07:59:40 / August 9, 2020 @ 7:59 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bbd4. Unique identifier: us6000bbd4.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 57 km E of Juneau, Alaska.
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