Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 27 mi northeast of Chignik Lagoon, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 21 June 2016 at 17:16 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 80 km depth
21 Jun 17:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 35 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Jun 2016 17:16:53 UTC
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.54°N / 157.96°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Aniakchak (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) NE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) ENE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (71 mi) SSW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) S of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) NE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE 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||80 km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
|M 2.9||80 km||- 58km ENE of Chignik Lake, Alaska||USGS|
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