Minor mag. 0.0 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Friday, 23 December 1938 at 18:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 0.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 23 Dec 1938 18:14:45 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.86°N / 157.28°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Black Peak (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) ESE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) ESE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) E of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) S of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) WSW of Akhiok (pop: 72) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) SW of Karluk (pop: 37) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 63096 joules (0.018 kilowatt hours) More info
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User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 0.0, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.