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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Juneau in Alaska

Earthquake location 58.346S, -133.4746WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Juneau in Alaska on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -133.4746° West, 58.346° North, depth 1.8 km. Event id: ak0209p3da3z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b5yp, ak0209p3da3z. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:35:37 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.8 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 08:35:37 / July 29, 2020 @ 8:35 am UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 55 km E of Juneau, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -133.4746° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 58.346° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55 km E of Juneau, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-29 08:35:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-10 16:15:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type other event Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak0209p3da3z Id of event.
Event Code 0209p3da3z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b5yp,ak0209p3da3z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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