Mag. 1.6 earthquake - - 77km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-09-07 14:01:00 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 100 km depth
7 Sep 23:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-09-07 14:01:00 -08:00
Depth: 99.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.5745°N / 153.1389°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) ESE of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5617 km (3490 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5617 km (3490 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) NW of Ushagat Island --> 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||1 km||- 77km WSW 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.