Mag. 2.1 earthquake - - 53km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-09-08 01:56:53 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 100 km depth
8 Sep 11:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 13 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-09-08 01:56:53 -08:00
Depth: 99.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.9761°N / 152.7047°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) WNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WNW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5584 km (3470 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5584 km (3470 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> 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||1 km||- 53km WNW 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.