Mag. 1.8 earthquake - - 62km W of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-10-17 18:23:31 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 78 km depth
18 Oct 02:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 31 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-10-17 18:23:31 -08:00
Depth: 78.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.7358°N / 152.9416°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (146 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5602 km (3481 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5602 km (3481 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of Ushagat 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||78 km||- 62km 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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.