Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 55 mi west of Homer, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2016-01-24 05:24:40 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 103 km depth
24 Jan 15:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-24 05:24:40 -09:00
Depth: 102.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.7729°N / 153.0985°W (Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) E of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
1078 km (670 mi) WNW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> 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 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||103 km||- 71km W of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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