Mag. 1.7 earthquake - - 37km NW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-10-16 22:23:50 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 80 km depth
17 Oct 06:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 34 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-10-16 22:23:50 -08:00
Depth: 80.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.0081°N / 152.3239°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) W of Happy Valley (pop: 593) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WNW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5563 km (3456 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5563 km (3456 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.7||80 km||- 37km NW 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 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.