Mag. 1.8 earthquake - - 51km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska, on 2015-08-17 03:19:34 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 118 km depth
17 Aug 12:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 50 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-17 03:19:34 -08:00
Depth: 118.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.0321°N / 152.9275°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) W of Happy Valley (pop: 593) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) WNW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5595 km (3477 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5595 km (3477 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.8||118 km||- 51km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, 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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.