Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 31 mi east of Port Heiden, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 25 August 2016 at 23:49 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
26 Aug 00:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Aug 2016 23:49:23 UTC
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.95°N / 157.81°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Aniakchak (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) E of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) S of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) SSW of South Naknek (pop: 79) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) SSW of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) NE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.0||20 km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
|M 2.0||20 km||- 97km 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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.