A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:34:55 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bc17, ak020a936611. Unique identifier: ak020a936611. Exact location of earthquake, -133.4955° West, 58.3652° North, depth 5.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 17:34:55 / August 10, 2020 @ 5:34 pm.
The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop). 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.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km E of Juneau, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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