Mag. 2.0 earthquake - - 53km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2016-01-17 19:19:49 -10:00
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 88 km depth
18 Jan 06:04 UTC: First to report: USGS after 44 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-17 19:19:49 -10:00
Depth: 88.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.4979°N / 152.6142°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Nanwalek (pop: 254) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) WSW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5590 km (3473 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5590 km (3473 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) ENE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||88 km||- 53km SW 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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.