Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 28 mi northeast of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-08-08 02:57:44 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 98 km depth
8 Aug 12:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-08 02:57:44 -08:00
Depth: 97.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.7106°N / 153.0116°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) E of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5607 km (3484 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5607 km (3484 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NNE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of Ushagat Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||98 km||- 66km W of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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