Mag. 2.7 earthquake - - 22km W of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2015-12-30 19:09:11 -10:00
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 56 km depth
31 Dec 05:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 29 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-30 19:09:11 -10:00
Depth: 55.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.7667°N / 152.2237°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Happy Valley (pop: 593) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5562 km (3456 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5562 km (3456 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) N of Ushagat Island --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) NE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||56 km||- 22km W 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.