Mag. 1.8 earthquake - - 29km NW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-09-01 07:57:27 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 72 km depth
1 Sep 17:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 13 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-09-01 07:57:27 -08:00
Depth: 72.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.9863°N / 152.1568°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) W of Happy Valley (pop: 593) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) NW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WNW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5554 km (3451 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5554 km (3451 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) NW of Pye s Island --> 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||72 km||- 29km NW 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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.