Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 96km WNW of Larsen Bay, Alaska on Tuesday, 14 August 2018
14 Aug 03:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 11 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-13 17:54:35 -09:00
Depth: 10.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.9636°N / 155.3997°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 57.87°N/155.42°W (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) NW of Karluk (pop: 0)
97 km (60 mi) NW of Larsen Bay (pop: 100)
109 km (68 mi) SE of King Salmon (pop: 400)
165 km (102 mi) NW of Womens Bay (pop: 700)
167 km (104 mi) W of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300)
178 km (111 mi) W of Kodiak (pop: 6,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2018-08-13 17:54:35 -09:00 (14 Aug 02:54:35 UTC)||M 2.6 / 10.6 km||- 96km WNW of Larsen Bay, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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