Mag. 2.1 earthquake - - 20km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2016-01-02 01:34:19 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 54 km depth
2 Jan 11:04 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-02 01:34:19 -09:00
Depth: 54.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.694°N / 152.1628°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5560 km (3455 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5560 km (3455 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ENE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||54 km||- 20km 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.