Mag. 2.9 earthquake - - Southern Alaska on 2015-12-26 18:30:04 UTC
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 100 km depth
26 Dec 18:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-26 18:30:04 UTC
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.9473°N / 154.1667°W (- Southern Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) N of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SSE of Port Alsworth (pop: 159) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) E of Nondalton (pop: 157) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ENE of Newhalen (pop: 182) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
5665 km (3520 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5665 km (3520 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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