Mag. 2.0 earthquake - 37 mi west of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-12-08 14:58:26 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 87 km depth
9 Dec 00:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 26 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-08 14:58:26 -09:00
Depth: 86.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.9365°N / 152.8368°W (Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) WNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) WNW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) WSW of Cohoe (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (146 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (146 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
1063 km (661 mi) WNW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5592 km (3475 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5592 km (3475 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: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||87 km||- 59km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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