Mag. 2.3 earthquake - - 47km W of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-08-31 20:05:00 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 132 km depth
1 Sep 05:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-31 20:05:00 -08:00
Depth: 131.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.8324°N / 152.6672°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SW of Cohoe (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5585 km (3470 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5585 km (3470 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (62 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> 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||132 km||- 47km W of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
|M 2.1||126 km||- 77km E of Old Iliamna, 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.