Mag. 2.1 earthquake - Kenai Peninsula County, 31 mi east of Pedro Bay, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-12-09 04:16:04 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 106 km depth
9 Dec 20:46 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-09 04:16:04 -09:00
Depth: 105.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.749°N / 153.2188°W (Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) E of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1084 km (674 mi) WNW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5617 km (3490 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5617 km (3490 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: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||106 km||- 78km W of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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