Mag. 2.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 32 mi west of Homer, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-11-26 22:24:17 -10:00
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 66 km depth
27 Nov 08:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-11-26 22:24:17 -10:00
Depth: 66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.5744°N / 152.4446°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) NW of Nanwalek (pop: 254) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (156 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (156 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5578 km (3466 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5578 km (3466 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ENE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) N of Ushagat Island --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||66 km||- 41km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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