A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bcgy. Unique identifier: us6000bcgy. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:11:01 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -133.4355° West, 58.3256° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 05:11:01 / August 11, 2020 @ 5:11 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juneau (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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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