Mag. 1.2 earthquake - - 83km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-08-09 07:54:13 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 2 km depth
9 Aug 18:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 16 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-09 07:54:13 -08:00
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.5567°N / 153.2519°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) ESE of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5623 km (3494 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5623 km (3494 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) N of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NW of Ushagat Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.2||2 km||- 83km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.2, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.