Mag. 1.6 earthquake - - 79km W of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-08-21 18:05:19 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 116 km depth
22 Aug 03:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-21 18:05:19 -08:00
Depth: 115.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.7875°N / 153.2426°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) E of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) WSW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5618 km (3491 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5618 km (3491 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: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.6||116 km||- 79km W 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.