Mag. 1.8 earthquake - - 31km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-12-12 08:38:02 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 74 km depth
12 Dec 18:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 34 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-12 08:38:02 -09:00
Depth: 73.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.8447°N / 152.369°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5569 km (3460 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5569 km (3460 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NNE 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
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|M 1.8||74 km||- 31km WNW 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.