Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - 19 mi southwest of Ugashik, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Monday, 18 April 2016 at 09:21 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 2 km depth
18 Apr 10:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 45 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Apr 2016 09:21:23 UTC
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.28°N / 157.66°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Yantarni (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ENE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (66 mi) S of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NNE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NNE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SSW of South Naknek (pop: 79) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SSW of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NNE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) SSE of Clarks Point (pop: 62) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 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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|M 2.9||2 km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
|M 2.9||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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.