Mag. 1.9 earthquake - - 64km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2016-01-12 16:08:52 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 89 km depth
13 Jan 04:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-12 16:08:52 -09:00
Depth: 89.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.6451°N / 152.9492°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5605 km (3483 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5605 km (3483 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NNW of Ushagat Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.9||89 km||- 64km 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 1.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.