A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -133.4612° West, 58.2843° North. Event id: us6000bf78. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bf78. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:40:47 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 14:40:47 / August 15, 2020 @ 2:40 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 56 km E of Juneau, Alaska.
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