Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 23 mi south of Ugashik, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Monday, 18 April 2016 at 06:09 (GMT)

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 23 mi south of Ugashik, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Monday, 18 April 2016 at 06:09 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 9 km depth

18 Apr 06:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 35 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Apr 2016 06:09:31 UTC
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.21°N / 157.62°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Yantarni (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (23 mi) SSW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ENE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) S of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) NNE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (107 mi) SSW of South Naknek (pop: 79) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NNE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SSW of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SSE of Clarks Point (pop: 62) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) W of Karluk (pop: 37) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.99 kmALASKA PENINSULAEMSC
M 2.98.7 km- 127km NNE of Chignik Lake, AlaskaUSGS

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