Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Lake and Peninsula County, 276 mi southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, USA, on 2019-01-21 19:43:19 -09:00

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Lake and Peninsula County, 276 mi southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, USA, on 2019-01-21 19:43:19 -09:00

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 128 km depth

22 Jan 04:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 minutes.
Jan 22 04:56: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 120.0 to 112.9 km.
Jan 22 04:56: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 112.9 to 115.7 km.
Jan 22 05:01: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 115.7 to 112.9 km.
Jan 22 05:06: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 112.9 to 127.8 km.
Date & time: 22 Jan 2019 04:43:19 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-01-21 19:43:19 -09:00
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 127.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 58.3209°N / 155.3563°W (Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Griggs (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (54 mi) ESE of King Salmon (pop: 374) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WNW of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) WNW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) SW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) WSW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
444 km (276 mi) SW of Anchorage (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.2128 km- 77km ESE of King Salmon, AlaskaUSGS
M 5.1108 kmAlaska PeninsulaGFZ
M 5.2102 kmAlaska PeninsulaGeoAu

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Wasilla / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rolling
Comox, BC / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
179.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
185.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 16 Feb 2019 07:52 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    122.8 km (76.3 mi) depth
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jan 2019 20:49 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    129.2 km (80.3 mi) depth
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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