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Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 70 Km SE of Denali National Park, Alaska, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 3:54 pm (GMT -9) -

Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 70 Km SE of Denali National Park, Alaska, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 3:54 pm (GMT -9) Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 70 Km SE of Denali National Park, Alaska, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 3:54 pm (GMT -9)

Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 123 km depth

17 Jan 00:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
17 Jan 01:03: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 122.9 to 123.0 km (from 76 to 76 mi).
17 Jan 01:05: Magnitude recalculated from 2.2 to 2.1.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 17, 2022 00:54:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 3:54 pm (GMT -9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.1
Depth123.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude63.1911°N / 150.5601°W (Alaska, United States)
Antipode63.191°S / 29.44°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoBuzzard Creek (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities70 km (43 mi) ESE of Denali National Park (pop: 217) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Cantwell (pop: 219) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) NNW of Chase (pop: 34) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (62 mi) NNW of Talkeetna (pop: 876) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
102 km (63 mi) SW of McKinley Park (pop: 185) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
108 km (67 mi) SW of Healy (pop: 1,020) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
116 km (72 mi) SE of Lake Minchumina (pop: 13) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
116 km (72 mi) SW of Ferry (pop: 33) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky -19.2°C (-3 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SW
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.1123 km70 Km SE of Denali National Park, AlaskaUSGS

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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