Mag. 1.8 earthquake - - 34km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-12-08 16:55:01 -10:00
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 50 km depth
9 Dec 03:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 15 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-08 16:55:01 -10:00
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.6685°N / 152.4018°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SW of Cohoe (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (149 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (149 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5574 km (3464 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5574 km (3464 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ENE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) N of Ushagat Island --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.8||50 km||- 34km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
|M 1.6||76 km||- 56km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.