Mag. 2.9 earthquake - - 63km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2016-01-21 13:36:44 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 94 km depth
21 Jan 23:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 35 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-21 13:36:44 -09:00
Depth: 94.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.5877°N / 152.8931°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Augustine (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Nanwalek (pop: 254) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5603 km (3482 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5603 km (3482 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNW of Ushagat Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||94 km||- 63km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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