Mag. 2.9 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 85 mi west of Akhiok, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 31 Oct 2020 12:55 am (GMT -8) -

Mag. 2.9 earthquake  - Gulf of Alaska, 85 mi west of Akhiok, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 31 Oct 2020 12:55 am (GMT -8)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 35 km depth

31 Oct 08:59 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Oct 2020 08:55:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 31 Oct 2020 12:55 am (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 35.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.5902°N / 156.3253°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Yantarni (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) SSE of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) WSW of Akhiok (pop: 72) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) ENE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) ESE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) ENE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SW of Larsen Bay (pop: 88) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ENE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) WSW of Old Harbor (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
5879 km (3653 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5879 km (3653 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Ugaiushak Island --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Chirikof Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 3.8°C (39 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 15 m/s (28 kts) from NE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.935 km121 Km SSE of Ugashik, Alaska, USAUSGS
M 3.167 kmAlaska Peninsula, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake

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At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Mag. 2.9 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 85 mi west of Akhiok, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 31 Oct 2020 12:55 am (GMT -8)
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