Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 20 mi north of Nakchamik Island, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 30 June 2016 at 19:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 98 km depth
30 Jun 21:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 13 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Jun 2016 19:40:41 UTC
Depth: 98.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.63°N / 157.85°W (Gulf of Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Aniakchak (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) NE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SSW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) S of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.2||98 km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
|M 2.2||98 km||- 70km 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 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.