Mag. 2.1 earthquake - - Southern Alaska on 2016-01-24 12:22:29 UTC
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 100 km depth
24 Jan 13:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 44 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-24 12:22:29 UTC
Depth: 99.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.831°N / 152.8704°W (Southern Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5596 km (3477 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5596 km (3477 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.