Mag. 2.0 earthquake - Alaska County, 59 mi northwest of Homer, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-12-17 04:14:15 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 98 km depth
17 Dec 13:42 UTC: First to report: USGS after 28 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-17 04:14:15 -09:00
Depth: 97.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.226°N / 152.7935°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Redoubt (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (41 mi) WNW of Munina (pop: 883) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) WSW of Nikiski (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WSW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5584 km (3470 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5584 km (3470 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) NNE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||98 km||- 29km S of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska||USGS|
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