Mag. 1.6 earthquake - - Southern Alaska on 2015-12-29 20:52:01 UTC
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 98 km depth
30 Dec 20:22 UTC: First to report: USGS after 24 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-29 20:52:01 UTC
Depth: 97.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.8996°N / 152.8415°W (- Southern Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WNW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WSW of Cohoe (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5593 km (3475 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5593 km (3475 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: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.6||98 km||- Southern 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.