Mag. 2.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 11 mi northwest of Happy Valley, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-12-14 12:10:52 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 44 km depth
14 Dec 21:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 27 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-14 12:10:52 -09:00
Depth: 44.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.0142°N / 152.0219°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Happy Valley (pop: 593) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) WSW of Munina (pop: 883) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5546 km (3446 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5546 km (3446 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NW of Pye s Island --> 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||44 km||- 28km NNW of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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