Mag. 2.5 earthquake - - 26km W of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2016-01-04 23:30:59 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 100 km depth
5 Jan 08:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-04 23:30:59 -09:00
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.7904°N / 152.3086°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5566 km (3459 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5566 km (3459 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) N of Ushagat Island --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||1 km||- 26km 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 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.