Mag. 1.7 earthquake - - 71km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-08-17 01:51:54 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 96 km depth
17 Aug 11:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 18 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-17 01:51:54 -08:00
Depth: 95.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.5373°N / 153.003°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) WNW of Nanwalek (pop: 254) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ESE of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
5610 km (3486 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5610 km (3486 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNW of Ushagat Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.7||96 km||- 71km 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 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.