Mag. 1.8 earthquake - - 48km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-12-22 04:10:12 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 70 km depth
22 Dec 13:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-22 04:10:12 -09:00
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.9047°N / 152.6584°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) WNW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5583 km (3469 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5583 km (3469 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 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||70 km||- 48km 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.