Light mag. 2.7 earthquake - 31 mi east of Port Heiden, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 3 September 2016 at 06:08 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 0 km depth
3 Sep 06:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Sep 2016 06:08:21 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.98°N / 157.82°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Aniakchak (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (31 mi) E of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NNE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) S of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) NNE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SSW of South Naknek (pop: 79) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) SSW of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) NE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
|M 2.7||km||- 99km 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.