Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 43 mi west of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2016-01-24 01:54:30 -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 24 minutes earlier.
Mag. 3.8 earthquake  - 43 mi west of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2016-01-24 01:54:30 -09:00

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 102 km depth

Date & time: 24 Jan 2016 10:54:30 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016-01-24 01:54:30 -09:00
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 101.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.7849°N / 153.0809°W (Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (36 mi) E of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1077 km (669 mi) WNW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
5609 km (3485 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5609 km (3485 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: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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M 3.8102 km- 70km W of Anchor Point, AlaskaUSGS

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downtown Anchorage / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : This quake is one of the strongest and longest I have felt since the 1964 quake. It had similar qualities to how the 64 quake began. The earth was swaying as well as sort of floating and rolling but I could still get out of bed and walk. I am glad to say,unlike the 64 quake it was not followed by 4 to 5 minutes of intense rolling waves that made it almost impossible to walk and pinned me to the ground.
KENAI AK (132 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It was a 7.1 magnate, not 4.0 as reported by this app. (reported through our app)
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Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 43 mi west of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2016-01-24 01:54:30 -09:00
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