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Weak mag. 3.3 earthquake - 43 mi northwest of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on Friday, Jul 22, 2022 at 5:19 pm (GMT -8) -

Weak mag. 3.3 earthquake - 43 mi northwest of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on Friday, Jul 22, 2022 at 5:19 pm (GMT -8) Weak mag. 3.3 earthquake - 43 mi northwest of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on Friday, Jul 22, 2022 at 5:19 pm (GMT -8)

Weak magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 58 km depth

23 Jul 01:22 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Update Sat, 23 Jul 2022, 01:27

Small magnitude 3.3 quake hits 43 miles northwest of Kodiak, Alaska, United States in the afternoon

3.3 quake 22 Jul 5:19 pm (GMT -8)
3.3 quake 22 Jul 5:19 pm (GMT -8)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.3 occurred only 8 minutes ago 43 miles northwest of Kodiak, Alaska, United States, the United States Geological Survey reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 36 miles beneath the epicenter near Kodiak, Kodiak Island, Alaska, USA, in the afternoon on Friday, July 22nd, 2022, at 5:19 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.
A second report was later issued by the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake, which listed it as a magnitude 3.3 earthquake as well. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 3.3.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Aleneva (pop. 37, 20 miles away), Port Lions (pop. 200, 26 miles away), Kodiak Station (pop. 1,300, 38 miles away), Womens Bay (pop. 720, 40 miles away), Larsen Bay (pop. 88, 43 miles away), and Kodiak (pop. 6,300, 43 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.

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Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 23, 2022 01:19:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Jul 22, 2022 at 5:19 pm (GMT -8)
Depth58.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude58.0922°N / 153.4429°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Antipode58.092°S / 26.557°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoKukak (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities32 km (20 mi) W of Aleneva (pop: 37) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (26 mi) NW of Port Lions (pop: 197) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (38 mi) NW of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) NW of Womens Bay (pop: 719) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) NNE of Larsen Bay (pop: 88) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (43 mi) WNW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) NW of Chiniak (pop: 47) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (62 mi) N of Old Harbor (pop: 221) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 11.7°C (53 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 6 m/s (13 kts) from WSW
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) | 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.
3.358 km31 Km W of Aleneva, AlaskaUSGS
3.358 kmKodiak Island Region, AlaskaRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Kodiak Island, Alaska, USA (KDAK/II network) | Distance from quake: 61 km / 38 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Kodiak Island, Alaska, USA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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