Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 22 mi southwest of Ugashik, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 5 May 2016 at 11:01 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 13 km depth
5 May 11:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Date & time: 5 May 2016 11:01:18 UTC
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.31°N / 157.86°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Aniakchak (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) SW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSW of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (80 mi) NNE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SSW of South Naknek (pop: 79) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SSW of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NNE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SSE of Clarks Point (pop: 62) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||13 km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
|M 2.8||13 km||- 129km 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.