Mag. 2.3 earthquake - - Southern Alaska on 2016-01-24 12:17:22 UTC
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 93 km depth
24 Jan 13:05 UTC: First to report: USGS after 48 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-24 12:17:22 UTC
Depth: 92.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.7335°N / 153.0797°W (Southern Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) E of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5610 km (3486 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5610 km (3486 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||93 km||- Southern 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.