Mag. 2.8 earthquake - - 47km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-12-26 03:47:22 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 29 km depth
26 Dec 12:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 11 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-26 03:47:22 -09:00
Depth: 29.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.9539°N / 152.5962°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (126 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5579 km (3466 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5579 km (3466 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||29 km||- 47km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.