Mag. 2.7 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 4.3 mi northwest of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-12-09 22:30:46 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 100 km depth
10 Dec 07:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-09 22:30:46 -09:00
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.4183°N / 153.5118°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) SE of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WSW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) WSW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NNW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
5641 km (3505 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5641 km (3505 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) NNW of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||1 km||- 86km ESE of Old Iliamna, Alaska||USGS|
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