Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 37 mi northeast of Port Heiden, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 28 May 2016 at 16:53 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 4 km depth
28 May 17:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 31 minutes.
Date & time: 28 May 2016 16:53:24 UTC
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.17°N / 157.75°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Yantarni (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) ENE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) NNE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) S of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NNE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) SSW of South Naknek (pop: 79) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) SSW of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SSE of Clarks Point (pop: 62) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WSW of Karluk (pop: 37) --> 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||4 km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
|M 2.8||4.3 km||- 118km 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.