Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - 17 mi south of Kalifornsky, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 14 Feb 2021 9:37 pm (GMT -9) -

Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - 17 mi south of Kalifornsky, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 14 Feb 2021 9:37 pm (GMT -9)

Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 46 km depth

15 Feb 06:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
15 Feb 06:41: Now using data updates from USGS
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15 Feb 07:04: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 34.9 to 46.2 km (from 22 to 29 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.3 km (1.4 mi) towards NNW.
Update Mon, 15 Feb 2021, 06:45
Small magnitude 3.6 earthquake 18 miles south of Kalifornsky, Alaska, United States
3.6 quake 14 Feb 9:37 pm (GMT -9)
3.6 quake 14 Feb 9:37 pm (GMT -9)
Just 8 minutes ago, a 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Kalifornsky, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Sunday 14 February 2021 at 9:37 pm local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 22 miles below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.6 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Clam Gulch (pop. 180) located 8 miles from the epicenter, Cohoe (pop. 1,400) 15 miles away, Kalifornsky (pop. 7,900) 18 miles away, Soldotna (pop. 4,500) 23 miles away, Kenai (pop. 7,700) 28 miles away, and Sterling (pop. 5,600) 30 miles away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 15 Feb 2021 06:37:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 14 Feb 2021 9:37 pm (GMT -9)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 46.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.1758°N / 151.2184°W (Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Redoubt (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Clam Gulch (pop: 176) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) S of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) S of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Sterling (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) N of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) S of Nikiski (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNE of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SSW of Anchorage (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
975 km (606 mi) WNW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -6.7°C (20 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.646 kmKenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAUSGS

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