Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 14 Km WNW of Happy Valley, Alaska, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 12:19 am (GMT -8) -
Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 34 km depth
6 Aug 08:22 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
|Date & time||Aug 6, 2022 08:19:52 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 12:19 am (GMT -8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||59.978°N / 151.9907°W (Alaska, United States)|
|Antipode||59.978°S / 28.009°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||USGS (United States Geological Survey)|
|Nearest volcano||Iliamna (62 km / 39 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||15 km (9 mi) WNW of Happy Valley (pop: 593) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) NW of Homer (pop: 5,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) NW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (39 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) SW of Sterling (pop: 5,620) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Broken Clouds 12°C (54 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SSW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.1||34 km||14 Km WNW of Happy Valley, Alaska||USGS|
|2.1||34 km||Kenai Peninsula, Alaska||RaspberryShake|
|2.5||43 km||KENAI PENINSULA, ALASKA||EMSC|
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.