Mag. 2.1 earthquake - - 98km ESE of Old Iliamna, Alaska, on 2015-08-16 21:57:57 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 2 km depth
17 Aug 07:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-16 21:57:57 -08:00
Depth: 1.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.3064°N / 153.4048°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (41 mi) SE of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WSW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) WSW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NNW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
5638 km (3503 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5638 km (3503 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) SSE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||1.7 km||- 98km ESE of Old Iliamna, 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.