Mag. 2.7 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 30 mi west of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2016-01-24 05:03:44 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 89 km depth
24 Jan 15:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-24 05:03:44 -09:00
Depth: 89.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.8805°N / 152.6622°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) WNW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5584 km (3470 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5584 km (3470 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||89 km||- 48km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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