Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Denali Parish, 5.8 mi east of Healy, Denali, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 16 May 2021 8:16 pm (GMT -8) -

Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Denali Parish, 5.8 mi east of Healy, Denali, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 16 May 2021 8:16 pm (GMT -8)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 103 km depth

17 May 04:19 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
17 May 04:21: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 103.3 to 103.4 km (from 64 to 64 mi).
Update Mon, 17 May 2021, 04:24
Small 3.0 quake hits near Healy, Denali, Alaska, USA
3.0 quake 16 May 8:16 pm (GMT -8)
3.0 quake 16 May 8:16 pm (GMT -8)
A magnitude 3.0 earthquake near Healy, Denali, Alaska, USA, was reported only 8 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 64 miles beneath the epicenter in the evening on Sunday 16 May 2021 at 8:16 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.0 as well.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Healy (pop. 1000, 6 miles away), and McKinley Park (pop. 190, 10 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 17 May 2021 04:16:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 16 May 2021 8:16 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 103.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.8705°N / 148.7786°W (Denali, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Buzzard Creek (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) E of Healy (pop: 1,020) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NNE of McKinley Park (pop: 185) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of Ferry (pop: 33) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Fairbanks (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of College (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) SSW of Badger (pop: 19,500) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) N of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) N of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) N of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
986 km (613 mi) NW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.0103 km9 Km E of Healy, AlaskaUSGS
3.2113 kmCENTRAL ALASKAEMSC

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