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Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 54 Km W of Anchor Point, Alaska, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 4:42 am (GMT -9) -

Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 54 Km W of Anchor Point, Alaska, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 4:42 am (GMT -9) Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 54 Km W of Anchor Point, Alaska, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 4:42 am (GMT -9)

Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 89 km depth

16 Jan 13:45 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
16 Jan 13:47: Magnitude recalculated from 1.9 to 2.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 88.6 to 88.3 km (from 55 to 55 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 0.7 km (0.4 mi) towards NW.
16 Jan 13:48: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 88.3 to 88.8 km (from 55 to 55 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 0.7 km (0.4 mi) towards S.
16 Jan 13:51: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 88.8 to 88.7 km (from 55 to 55 mi).

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 16, 2022 13:42:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 4:42 am (GMT -9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.1
Depth88.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude59.6801°N / 152.7894°W (Alaska, United States)
Antipode59.68°S / 27.211°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoIliamna (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities55 km (34 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) NW of English Bay (pop: 254) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Happy Valley (pop: 593) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Nikolaevsk (pop: 318) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (43 mi) W of Homer (pop: 5,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) WSW of Ninilchik (pop: 883) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
117 km (73 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
129 km (80 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
131 km (82 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky -2°C (28 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.189 km54 Km W of Anchor Point, AlaskaUSGS
2.697 kmSOUTHERN ALASKAEMSC
2.189 kmSouthern AlaskaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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