Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - 12 mi northeast of Port Heiden, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 16 April 2016 at 23:10 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 13 km depth
16 Apr 23:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 35 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2016 23:10:38 UTC
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.06°N / 158.38°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Aniakchak (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) NE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) N of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NNE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SSW of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SSW of South Naknek (pop: 79) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SSW of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NNE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) NE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||13 km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
|M 3.0||13 km||- 92km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska||USGS|
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