Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 31 mi east of Port Heiden, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 12 August 2016 at 13:21 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 5 km depth
12 Aug 13:33 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Aug 2016 13:21:33 UTC
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.05°N / 157.83°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Aniakchak (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NNE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NNE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) S of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SSW of South Naknek (pop: 79) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SSW of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SSE of Clarks Point (pop: 62) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) NE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||5 km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
|M 2.6||5 km||- 105km 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.