Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 61 Km WNW of Beluga, Alaska, USA on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 16:16 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.3093°N / 152.1796°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Spurr (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) NW of Tyonek (pop: 200)
84 km (52 mi) NW of Nikiski (pop: 4,500)
90 km (56 mi) NW of Salamatof (pop: 1000)
122 km (76 mi) W of Anchorage (pop: 298,700)
139 km (86 mi) W of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900)
139 km (87 mi) W of Eagle River (pop: 24,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 16 Sep 15:56 UTC||M 2.5||61 Km WNW of Beluga, Alaska, USA||USGS|
|Wed, 16 Sep 15:56 UTC||M 2.6 / 10 km||Southern Alaska, USA||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (modified Mercalli) scale.At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.