A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:40:47 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak020ahb3vb3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bf78, ak020ahb3vb3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 14:40:47 / August 15, 2020 @ 2:40 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -133.4506 West, latitude 58.3306 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juneau (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km E of Juneau, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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