Mag. 2.5 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 37 mi north of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 24 January 2016 at 23:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 97 km depth
25 Jan 02:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Depth: 97.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.86°N / 153.06°W (Gulf of Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) E of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5606 km (3483 mi) NW of Washington (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5606 km (3483 mi) NW of Washington DC (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NNE of Augustine Island --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) N of Shaw Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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