Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, 32 mi southwest of Egegik, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on 2016-09-08 23:07:31 -08:00
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 188 km depth
9 Sep 07:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Sep 2016 07:07:31 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016-09-08 23:07:31 -08:00
Depth: 188.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.8066°N / 157.7894°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Ukinrek Maars (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) NW of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NNE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSW of South Naknek (pop: 79) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SW of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SSE of Clarks Point (pop: 62) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SSW of Levelock (pop: 69) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) NNE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) S of Ekwok (pop: 118) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 mi) SW of Kokhanok (pop: 170) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||188 km||- 118km SW of King Salmon, Alaska||USGS|
|M 2.9||188 km||ALASKA PENINSULA||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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