Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Lake and Peninsula County, 79 mi west of Homer, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-10-21 05:44:11 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 190 km depth
21 Oct 14:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-10-21 05:44:11 -08:00
Depth: 189.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.947°N / 153.7405°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) NE of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Nikiski (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
1114 km (692 mi) WNW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5641 km (3505 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5641 km (3505 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 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||190 km||- 69km ENE of Old Iliamna, Alaska||USGS|
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