Mag. 1.7 earthquake - - 43km NW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-10-17 13:29:20 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 77 km depth
17 Oct 21:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-10-17 13:29:20 -08:00
Depth: 76.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.0847°N / 152.3085°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Happy Valley (pop: 593) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5560 km (3455 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5560 km (3455 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 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||77 km||- 43km 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.