Mag. 2.8 earthquake - - 68km W of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-08-16 12:44:41 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 106 km depth
16 Aug 22:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 25 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-16 12:44:41 -08:00
Depth: 106.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.8416°N / 153.0484°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) E of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5606 km (3483 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5606 km (3483 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NNE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) N of Shaw 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||106 km||- 68km W of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.