Mag. 2.1 earthquake - - 70km W of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-08-28 18:17:48 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 105 km depth
29 Aug 08:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-28 18:17:48 -08:00
Depth: 104.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.6714°N / 153.0738°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) ESE of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5611 km (3487 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5611 km (3487 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Ushagat 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||105 km||- 70km 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.