Mag. 2.8 earthquake - - 65km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-10-30 09:08:42 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 92 km depth
30 Oct 17:36 UTC: First to report: USGS after 27 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-10-30 09:08:42 -08:00
Depth: 91.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.5741°N / 152.9251°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) WNW of Nanwalek (pop: 254) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5605 km (3483 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5605 km (3483 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NNW of Ushagat Island --> 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||92 km||- 65km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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