Mag. 2.6 earthquake - - 48km W of Anchor Point, Alaska, on 2016-01-24 06:26:10 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 79 km depth
24 Jan 16:19 UTC: First to report: USGS after 53 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-24 06:26:10 -09:00
Depth: 79.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.8407°N / 152.6941°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SW of Cohoe (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5586 km (3471 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5586 km (3471 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NNE of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||79 km||- 48km W of Anchor Point, Alaska||USGS|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.