Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 79 mi east of Chignik Lagoon, Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 7:28 am (GMT -9) -

Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 79 mi east of Chignik Lagoon, Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 7:28 am (GMT -9)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 70 km depth

27 Feb 16:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 minutes.
27 Feb 16:36: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 34.5 to 70.1 km (from 21 to 44 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.3 km (2.7 mi) towards WNW.
27 Feb 16:41: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 70.1 to 70.3 km (from 44 to 44 mi).
Date & time: 27 Feb 2021 16:28:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 7:28 am (GMT -9)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 70.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.5384°N / 156.5058°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Yantarni (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) SSE of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ENE of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) ESE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) ENE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) WSW of Akhiok (pop: 72) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SW of Karluk (pop: 37) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) ENE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) SW of Larsen Bay (pop: 88) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) SSE of Egegik (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) WSW of Old Harbor (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 4.5°C (40 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from SSW
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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2.970 km123 Km E of Chignik, Alaska, USAUSGS

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