Mag. 2.3 earthquake - - 29km SE of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska, on 2015-10-16 22:02:44 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 94 km depth
17 Oct 06:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 27 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-10-16 22:02:44 -08:00
Depth: 94.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.2711°N / 152.4269°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Redoubt (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Munina (pop: 883) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SW of Nikiski (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5563 km (3457 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5563 km (3457 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: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||94 km||- 29km SE of Redoubt Volcano, 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.