Mag. 1.7 earthquake - - 20km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2016-01-12 15:56:24 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 83 km depth
13 Jan 04:22 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-12 15:56:24 -09:00
Depth: 82.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.8309°N / 152.1856°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WNW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5559 km (3454 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5559 km (3454 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Pye s Island --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.7||83 km||- 20km WNW 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 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.