A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Juneau in Alaska on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 23:47:36 / August 10, 2020 @ 11:47 pm. Unique identifier: ak020a96tihb. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bccw, ak020a96tihb. Exact location, longitude -133.584° West, latitude 58.3572° North, depth = 0 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:47:36 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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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