Mag. 2.3 earthquake - - 40km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska, on 2015-08-23 12:18:46 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 134 km depth
23 Aug 21:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 51 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-23 12:18:46 -08:00
Depth: 133.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.1597°N / 153.0784°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) E of Port Alsworth (pop: 159) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) WNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) WSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) WSW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) WSW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) WSW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5601 km (3480 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5601 km (3480 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: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||134 km||- 40km 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.