Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 32 mi west of Anchorage, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 19 Feb 2021 5:50 pm (GMT -9) -

Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 32 mi west of Anchorage, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 19 Feb 2021 5:50 pm (GMT -9)

Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

20 Feb 02:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
20 Feb 02:56: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.4 to 11.2 km (from 4.6 to 7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.7 km (5.4 mi) towards SSE.
20 Feb 02:57: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.2 to 11.1 km (from 7 to 6.9 mi).
20 Feb 03:01: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.1 to 10.4 km (from 6.9 to 6.5 mi).
Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 02:50:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 19 Feb 2021 5:50 pm (GMT -9)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 10.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.0627°N / 150.7982°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Spurr (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Beluga (pop: 20) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) NNE of Nikiski (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Anchorage (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) N of Sterling (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NNE of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNE of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) NNE of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SW of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds -11°C (12 F), humidity: 40%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.810.4 km11 Km E of Beluga, Alaska, USAUSGS

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