Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - - 147km S of False Pass, Alaska, on 2016-10-27 05:08:46 -11:00
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 53 km depth
27 Oct 17:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 35 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2016 16:08:46 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016-10-27 05:08:46 -11:00
Depth: 52.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.5323°N / 163.254°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Isanotski (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
147 km (92 mi) S of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) ESE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) SSW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) S of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.6||53 km||- 147km S of False Pass, Alaska||USGS|
|3.3||10 km||UNIMAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA||EMSC|
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.