Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 4 Km WSW of Point MacKenzie, Alaska, on Monday, Jan 17, 2022 at 10:23 am (GMT -9) -
Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 19 km depth
17 Jan 19:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 17, 2022 19:23:38 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Monday, Jan 17, 2022 at 10:23 am (GMT -9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||61.3424°N / 150.0591°W (Alaska, United States)|
|Antipode||61.342°S / 29.941°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||USGS (United States Geological Survey)|
|Nearest volcano||Spurr (117 km / 73 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||5 km (3 mi) WSW of Point MacKenzie (pop: 529) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) SSW of Big Lake (pop: 3,350) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) W of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) W of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) SW of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Houston (pop: 2,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) SW of Wasilla (pop: 9,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) S of Willow Creek (pop: 2,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Gateway (pop: 5,550) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Fog -12.6°C (9 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 0 m/s (0 kts)|
|Estimated seismic energy released||8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.1||19 km||4 Km WSW of Point MacKenzie, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt 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.