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Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 7 Km S of Big Lake, Alaska, on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 2:37 pm (GMT -9) -

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 7 Km S of Big Lake, Alaska, on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 2:37 pm (GMT -9) Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 7 Km S of Big Lake, Alaska, on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 2:37 pm (GMT -9)

Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 19 km depth

15 Jan 23:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
15 Jan 23:42: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 19.8 to 19.1 km (from 12.3 to 11.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.2 km (0.8 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: Jan 15, 2022 23:37:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 2:37 pm (GMT -9)
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 19.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.4648°N / 149.9828°W (Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 61.465°S / 30.017°E
Nearest volcano: Spurr (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSW of Big Lake (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SSW of Houston (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Meadow Lakes (pop: 7,570) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NW of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) N of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Willow Creek (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Lakes (pop: 8,360) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Palmer (pop: 6,790) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Snow -1.2°C (30 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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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.
2.519 km7 Km S of Big Lake, AlaskaUSGS
2.519 kmSouthern AlaskaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake (1)

At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts (5419.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
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