Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Kenai Peninsula County, 34 mi east of Pedro Bay, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2016-01-24 05:29:28 -09:00

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.1 quake Gulf of Alaska, 24 mi east of Pedro Bay, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, 2016-01-24 01:30:30 -09:00, which had occurred 4 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Kenai Peninsula County, 34 mi east of Pedro Bay, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2016-01-24 05:29:28 -09:00

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 107 km depth

24 Jan 14:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 11 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 119.0 to 107.2 km.
Date & time: 24 Jan 2016 14:29:28 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-24 05:29:28 -09:00
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 107.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.7495°N / 153.1435°W (Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) E of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
1080 km (671 mi) WNW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5613 km (3488 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5613 km (3488 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: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.7107 km- 73km W of Anchor Point, AlaskaUSGS
M 5.01 km SOUTHERN ALASKAEMSC
M 5.192 kmSouthern AlaskaGFZ

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Anchorage Alaska / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : At first it sounded like someone was pounding from below then it started getting louder and then everything was shaking. Pictures and mirrors on the walls started to fall off. It felt like it was never going to stop and was getting worse. I was scared we were going to be trapped in the hotel if the ground started to crack, it was really intense and frightening just imaging if it was going to get any worse. Thankfully it didn't.
Anchorage / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I awoke around 1:20 am to the house shaking. The shakinging became so strong I went downstairs to grab my jacket and go outside. My roommate followed me as the chandelier swung and pictures fell off their shelves. After the quake stopped I heard from friends that the hotels and bars downtown had been evacuated. The Kenai peninsula has a gas leak because of the earthquake this morning and people are being evacuated to national guard armories. Earthquake.alaska.edu is reporting the earthquake
Palmer (296.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke us up at 0130 Sunday morning
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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Kenai Peninsula County, 34 mi east of Pedro Bay, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2016-01-24 05:29:28 -09:00
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