Mag. 2.8 earthquake - - 82km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska, on 2015-12-27 06:00:44 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 136 km depth
27 Dec 15:22 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-27 06:00:44 -09:00
Depth: 136.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.8142°N / 153.4518°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) E of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) WSW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5629 km (3497 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5629 km (3497 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 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||136 km||- 82km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska||USGS|
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