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Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 55 mi west of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, Nov 27, 2022 at 12:34 pm (GMT -9) -

Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 55 mi west of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, Nov 27, 2022 at 12:34 pm (GMT -9) Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 55 mi west of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, Nov 27, 2022 at 12:34 pm (GMT -9)

Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 145 km depth

27 Nov 21:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 27, 2022 21:34:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Nov 27, 2022 at 12:34 pm (GMT -9)
Depth145.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude59.8707°N / 153.4173°W (Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, United States)
Antipode59.871°S / 26.583°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoIliamna (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities40 km (25 mi) ENE of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (39 mi) SE of Port Alsworth (pop: 159) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (50 mi) E of Nondalton (pop: 157) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Newhalen (pop: 182) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) ENE of Kokhanok (pop: 170) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (59 mi) W of Happy Valley (pop: 593) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (62 mi) W of Ninilchik (pop: 883) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds -13.1°C (8 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 108 joules (35 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.
2.2145 km39 Km ENE of Pedro Bay, AlaskaUSGS
2.2145 kmSouthern AlaskaRaspberryShake
2.210 kmSouthern AlaskaIRIS


Seismic station: Iliamna Southwest, Iliamna Volcano, Alaska (ILSW/AV network) | Distance from quake: 20 km / 12 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Iliamna Southwest, Iliamna Volcano, 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.2, 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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