Mag. 1.6 earthquake - - 63km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-09-07 21:46:21 -10:00
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 78 km depth
8 Sep 09:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 24 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-09-07 21:46:21 -10:00
Depth: 77.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.4656°N / 152.7641°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (31 mi) WNW of Nanwalek (pop: 254) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5599 km (3479 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5599 km (3479 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ENE of Augustine 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||78 km||- 63km 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.