A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Juneau in Alaska on Thursday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:18:40 / 7:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -133.4895 West, latitude 58.299 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bhwl. Id of event: us6000bhwl. Global time and date of event 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 19:18:40 / August 20, 2020 @ 7:18 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop).
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 seven, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 54 km E of Juneau, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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