A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:02:44 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 00:02:44 / August 12, 2020 @ 12:02 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bd18. Id of event: us6000bd18. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -133.4995° West, 58.3577° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juneau (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 54 km E of Juneau, Alaska.
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