Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - 35 mi east of Port Heiden, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2016-06-15 23:58:47 UTC
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 4 km depth
16 Jun 00:42 UTC: First to report: USGS after 43 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Jun 2016 23:58:47 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016-06-15 23:58:47 UTC
Depth: 4.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.0195°N / 157.7011°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Yantarni (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) E of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NNE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) NE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (84 mi) S of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) NE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SSW of South Naknek (pop: 79) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SSW of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) WSW of Karluk (pop: 37) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) NE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||4.3 km||- Alaska Peninsula||USGS|
|M 2.9||4 km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
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.