Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 37 mi east of Port Heiden, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 at 05:45 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 19 km depth
25 May 16:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 hours.
Date & time: 25 May 2016 05:45:25 UTC
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.03°N / 157.67°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Yantarni (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) E of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) S of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SSW of South Naknek (pop: 79) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) SSW of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) WSW of Karluk (pop: 37) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) NE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||19 km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
|M 2.3||19 km||- 109km NE 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.