Mag. 2.5 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 21 mi northeast of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-12-04 22:39:55 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 98 km depth
5 Dec 07:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-04 22:39:55 -09:00
Depth: 98.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.4898°N / 152.9094°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Nanwalek (pop: 254) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) WSW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5606 km (3483 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5606 km (3483 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) ENE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||98 km||- 68km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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