Mag. 2.3 earthquake - - 59km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-12-26 11:54:00 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 76 km depth
26 Dec 21:16 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-26 11:54:00 -09:00
Depth: 75.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.6477°N / 152.8512°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5599 km (3479 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5599 km (3479 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Ushagat Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||76 km||- 59km WSW 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.