Mag. 2.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 40 mi west of Homer, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-12-18 18:33:53 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 77 km depth
19 Dec 04:04 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-18 18:33:53 -09:00
Depth: 77.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.6183°N / 152.6909°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5591 km (3474 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5591 km (3474 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NNW of Ushagat 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||77 km||- 51km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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