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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near Juneau in Alaska

Earthquake location 58.3378S, -133.4792WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Juneau in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 11:04:35 / August 22, 2020 @ 11:04 am. The temblor was reported at 11:04:35 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -133.4792 West, latitude 58.3378 North, depth = 4.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.3 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bj03, ak020astv9bf. Id of event: ak020astv9bf.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juneau. Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Juneau (c. 31 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 55 km E of Juneau, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -133.4792° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 58.3378° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55 km E of Juneau, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-22 11:04:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-12 01:13:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 158 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type other event Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak020astv9bf Id of event.
Event Code 020astv9bf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bj03,ak020astv9bf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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