A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Juneau in Alaska on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -133.462° West, latitude 58.3416° North, depth = 2.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a7hakbh. Id of event: ak020a7hakbh. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:13:29 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.9 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 20:13:29 / August 9, 2020 @ 8:13 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). 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).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty 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. 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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