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Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 82 Km WNW of Aleneva, Alaska, on Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 6:11 pm (GMT -8) -

Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 82 Km WNW of Aleneva, Alaska, on Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 6:11 pm (GMT -8) Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 82 Km WNW of Aleneva, Alaska, on Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 6:11 pm (GMT -8)

Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 83 km depth

17 Aug 02:16 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 17, 2022 02:11:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 6:11 pm (GMT -8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.3
Depth83.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude58.3613°N / 154.1844°W (Alaska, United States)
Antipode58.361°S / 25.816°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoKukak (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities82 km (51 mi) WNW of Aleneva (pop: 37) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) N of Karluk (pop: 37) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) N of Larsen Bay (pop: 88) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (59 mi) NW of Port Lions (pop: 197) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
114 km (71 mi) NW of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
117 km (73 mi) NW of Womens Bay (pop: 719) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Rain 10.7°C (51 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.383 km82 Km WNW of Aleneva, AlaskaUSGS
2.383 kmAlaska PeninsulaRaspberryShake
2.889 kmALASKA PENINSULAEMSC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Katmai Hook Glacier, Alaska (KAHG/AV network) | Distance from quake: 26 km / 16 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Katmai Hook Glacier, Alaska: 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

At magnitude 2.3, 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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