Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 19 mi southwest of Ugashik, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Monday, 18 April 2016 at 03:38 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 2 km depth
18 Apr 04:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 30 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Apr 2016 03:38:13 UTC
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.3°N / 157.71°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Yantarni (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) S of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NNE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) NNE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SSW of South Naknek (pop: 79) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SSW of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) NNE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) SSE of Clarks Point (pop: 62) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) W of Karluk (pop: 37) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||2 km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
|M 2.6||2.1 km||- 132km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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.