A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. Global time and date of event 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 17:22:51 / August 22, 2020 @ 5:22 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.31 km (3 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:22:51 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000bj44. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bj44. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -133.5151 West, latitude 58.3411 North, depth = 5.31 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau. Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-seven 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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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. 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: 53 km E of Juneau, Alaska.
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