A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.1 km (2 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:52:37 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 12:52:37 / July 28, 2020 @ 12:52 pm. Unique identifier: ak0209nibb4g. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b5ag, ak0209nibb4g. Exact location of event, longitude -133.4702 West, latitude 58.3358 North, depth = 3.1 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau. Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop). 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km E of Juneau, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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