Mag. 2.3 earthquake - - 71km W of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-10-12 05:31:08 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 99 km depth
12 Oct 14:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 41 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-10-12 05:31:08 -08:00
Depth: 98.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.8455°N / 153.1039°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) E of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5609 km (3485 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5609 km (3485 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NNE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) N 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||99 km||- 71km W 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.