Mag. 2.0 earthquake - 40 mi northwest of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-12-21 05:08:21 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 100 km depth
21 Dec 15:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 60 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-21 05:08:21 -09:00
Depth: 99.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.0948°N / 152.7855°W (Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Happy Valley (pop: 593) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WNW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1061 km (659 mi) WNW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5586 km (3471 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5586 km (3471 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> 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||1 km||- 43km S of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska||USGS|
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