Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 62 mi south of Sanak Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on 2016-11-06 04:29:31 -11:00
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 64 km depth
6 Nov 23:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 hours.
Date & time: 6 Nov 2016 15:29:31 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016-11-06 04:29:31 -11:00
Depth: 63.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.6012°N / 163.2868°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Isanotski (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
140 km (87 mi) S of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ESE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SSW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) S of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> 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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|2.9||64 km||- 139km S of False Pass, 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.