Mag. 1.8 earthquake - - 33km NW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-10-17 08:35:14 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 71 km depth
17 Oct 16:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-10-17 08:35:14 -08:00
Depth: 70.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.015°N / 152.1881°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Happy Valley (pop: 593) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) WNW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5555 km (3452 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5555 km (3452 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NW of Pye s Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.8||71 km||- 33km 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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.