A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 16:15:19 / August 15, 2020 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:15:19 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bf7z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bf7z. Exact location, longitude -133.4534° West, latitude 58.3589° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km E of Juneau, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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