Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 32 mi northeast of Port Heiden, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 28 May 2016 at 00:43 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 15 km depth
28 May 01:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 28 minutes.
Date & time: 28 May 2016 00:43:37 UTC
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.26°N / 158.02°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Aniakchak (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) SW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) NNE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSW of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NNE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) NNE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SSW of South Naknek (pop: 79) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) SSW of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) S of Clarks Point (pop: 62) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) NE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> 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||15 km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
|M 2.9||15 km||- 120km 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.