Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 144 km S of False Pass, Alaska (USA) on Saturday, 15 August 2020
15 Aug 23:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 hours.
Depth: 63.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.555°N / 163.5634°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Westdahl (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
159 km (99 mi) SE of Akutan (pop: 1000)
186 km (116 mi) SW of King Cove (pop: 1000)
189 km (118 mi) SW of Cold Bay (pop: 100)
199 km (123 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,500)
200 km (124 mi) E of Dutch Harbor (pop: 4,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 15 Aug 14:35 UTC||M 2.2 / 63.3 km||144 km S of False Pass, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.