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Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 83 mi southwest of Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023 at 4:15 pm (GMT -9) -

Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 83 mi southwest of Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023 at 4:15 pm (GMT -9) Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 83 mi southwest of Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023 at 4:15 pm (GMT -9)

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 101 km depth

25 Jan 01:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 25, 2023 01:15:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Jan 24, 2023 at 4:15 pm (GMT -9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.1
Depth101.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude59.0989°N / 153.6504°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Antipode59.099°S / 26.35°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoDouglas (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities74 km (46 mi) ESE of Kokhanok (pop: 170) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
128 km (79 mi) SW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
134 km (83 mi) WSW of Homer (pop: 5,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
151 km (94 mi) WSW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
160 km (100 mi) NNW of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
198 km (123 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
212 km (132 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 3.9°C (39 F), humidity: 98%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.1101 kmSouthern AlaskaUSGS
3.1101 kmSOUTHERN ALASKAEMSC
3.1101 kmSouthern AlaskaRaspberryShake
3.110 kmSouthern AlaskaIRIS

Seismograms

Seismic station: Augustine South Buttress, Augustine Volcano, Alaska (AUSB/AV network) | Distance from quake: 29 km / 18 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Augustine South Buttress, Augustine 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

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

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Oct 9, 1900 12:25
122 years ago
7.9

0 km
224km / 139mi10.2 mi SW of Old Harbor, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Nov 7, 1912 07:40
110 years ago
7.3

90 km
195km / 121mi57 mi W of Florida Blanca Island, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Dec 23, 1906 17:22
116 years ago
7.3

0 km
251km / 156miKodiak Island Borough Parish, 12 mi SE of Akhiok, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Jan 24, 2016 10:30
7 years ago
7.1

128 km
63km / 39mi24 mi E of Pedro Bay, Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Nov 30, 2018 17:29
4 years ago
7.0

31 km
322km / 200mi7.8 mi N of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
Dec 6, 1999 23:12
23 years ago
7.0

44 km
200km / 124miKodiak Island Borough Parish, 32 mi W of Florida Blanca Island, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Sep 4, 1965 14:32
57 years ago
7.0

28 km
130km / 81mi13 mi N of Spruce Island, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Dec 5, 1912 12:27
110 years ago
6.9

90 km
179km / 111miKodiak Island Borough Parish, 2.9 mi S of Larsen Bay, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Jun 10, 1912 16:06
111 years ago
6.9

0 km
39km / 24mi14 mi E of Shaw Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Nov 3, 1945 22:09
77 years ago
6.8

50 km
167km / 104mi192 mi S of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
Apr 27, 1933 02:36
90 years ago
6.8

15 km
269km / 167mi37 mi W of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
Jul 28, 2001 07:32
22 years ago
6.6

132 km
70km / 44miLake and Peninsula Parish, Alaska, USAMore
May 1, 1990 16:12
33 years ago
6.6

211 km
186km / 116miBristol Bay Parish, Alaska, USAMore
Jul 11, 2000 01:32
23 years ago
6.5

43 km
197km / 122miKodiak Island Borough Parish, 27 mi W of Florida Blanca Island, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Feb 7, 1988 08:46
35 years ago
6.5

138 km
138km / 86miKenai Peninsula Parish, 122 mi SW of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 28, 1964 06:44
59 years ago
6.5

25 km
169km / 105mi50 mi NE of Kodiak, Alaska, USAMore
Dec 5, 1942 14:28
80 years ago
6.5

100 km
104km / 64mi19 mi SW of Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
May 14, 1934 22:12
89 years ago
6.5

60 km
171km / 106miRefuge Island, 6.3 mi SE of Kodiak, Alaska, USAMore
Dec 7, 1999 00:19
23 years ago
6.4

44 km
214km / 133miKodiak Island Borough Parish, 32 mi SW of Florida Blanca Island, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 28, 1964 07:10
59 years ago
6.4

20 km
247km / 153mi55 mi SE of Pye s Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jan 24, 1958 23:17
65 years ago
6.4

52 km
159km / 99mi8.2 mi NW of Ninilchik, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Oct 3, 1954 11:18
68 years ago
6.4

62 km
251km / 156miKenai Peninsula Parish, 15 mi NE of Sterling, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jul 30, 1941 01:51
82 years ago
6.4

35 km
250km / 155mi18 mi NE of Nikiski, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Dec 9, 1938 03:55
84 years ago
6.4

25 km
222km / 138miKodiak Island Borough Parish, 14 mi SW of Old Harbor, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Jun 7, 1912 09:55
111 years ago
6.4

0 km
39km / 24mi14 mi E of Shaw Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jul 29, 2015 02:35
8 years ago
6.3

114 km
106km / 66mi30 mi E of Port Alsworth, Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Dec 17, 1968 12:02
54 years ago
6.3

110 km
121km / 75miKenai Peninsula Parish, 50 mi NW of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jun 24, 1963 04:26
60 years ago
6.3

45 km
90km / 56mi16 mi NW of English Bay, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jun 25, 1951 16:12
72 years ago
6.3

128 km
297km / 185miFire Island, 10.5 mi SW of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
Apr 2, 2016 05:50
7 years ago
6.2

10 km
332km / 207mi29 mi NE of Port Heiden, Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jul 9, 1998 19:39
25 years ago
6.1

131 km
150km / 93miKenai Peninsula Parish, 114 mi SW of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
May 29, 1990 18:31
33 years ago
6.1

25 km
238km / 148miNasikan Island, 72 mi SW of Kodiak, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 11, 1970 22:38
53 years ago
6.0

39 km
191km / 118miKodiak Island Borough Parish, 21 mi W of Florida Blanca Island, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Dec 21, 2021 22:42
1 year 6 weeks ago
5.9

153 km
116km / 72mi53 mi NW of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jan 24, 2009 18:09
14 years ago
5.9

98 km
57km / 35mi20 mi E of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Nov 20, 1993 19:24
29 years ago
5.9

116 km
109km / 68miKenai Peninsula Parish, 48 mi N of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Sep 25, 1961 02:27
61 years ago
5.9

117 km
147km / 91miKenai Peninsula Parish, 54 mi NW of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
May 27, 2019 09:52
4 years ago
5.8

65 km
79km / 49miUshagat Island, 61 mi SW of Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
May 19, 2000 20:34
23 years ago
5.8

75 km
44km / 27mi18 mi E of Shaw Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jun 16, 1989 10:51
34 years ago
5.8

58 km
151km / 94mi31 mi NW of Florida Blanca Island, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 28, 1964 08:33
59 years ago
5.8

21 km
191km / 119mi52 mi E of Kodiak, Alaska, USAMore
May 5, 1999 10:30
24 years ago
5.7

73 km
132km / 82miKenai Peninsula Parish, 29 mi S of Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 8, 1990 09:47
33 years ago
5.7

67 km
88km / 55mi46 mi NW of Kodiak, Alaska, USAMore
Aug 23, 1972 08:47
50 years ago
5.7

69 km
97km / 60mi51 mi NW of Kodiak, Alaska, USAMore
Apr 19, 1959 15:03
64 years ago
5.7

30 km
131km / 82miKodiak Island Borough Parish, 19 mi S of Sea Otter Island, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Feb 19, 1956 04:13
67 years ago
5.7

60 km
85km / 53miKodiak Island Borough Parish, 25 mi SW of Kiukpalik Island, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Feb 12, 1995 20:13
28 years ago
5.6

111 km
48km / 30miAugustine Island, 165 mi SW of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
May 12, 1992 03:39
31 years ago
5.6

139 km
67km / 41miKenai Peninsula Parish, 23 mi N of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jul 25, 1987 01:11
36 years ago
5.6

167 km
118km / 73miLake and Peninsula Parish, 56 mi N of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 23, 1984 08:38
39 years ago
5.6

119 km
32km / 20miKenai Peninsula Parish, Alaska, USAMore
Nov 14, 1974 04:48
48 years ago
5.6

37 km
65km / 40miLake and Peninsula Parish, Alaska, USAMore
Apr 18, 1970 08:50
53 years ago
5.6

98 km
93km / 58mi44 mi W of Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jan 16, 1970 08:05
53 years ago
5.6

98 km
138km / 86miKenai Peninsula Parish, 51 mi W of Kalifornsky, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jun 3, 1967 09:08
56 years ago
5.6

28 km
161km / 100mi45 mi NE of Kodiak, Alaska, USAMore
Apr 14, 1964 22:55
59 years ago
5.6

25 km
143km / 89miWhale Island, 13 mi NW of Kodiak, Alaska, USAMore
Apr 10, 1964 21:44
59 years ago
5.6

20 km
99km / 61miLake and Peninsula Parish, 25 mi SE of Port Alsworth, Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Dec 26, 1959 18:19
63 years ago
5.6

45 km
152km / 95mi4.8 mi SE of Fritz Creek, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Aug 31, 2017 17:46
5 years ago
5.5

62 km
74km / 46miKiukpalik Island, 37 mi NW of Aleneva, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 2, 2017 02:11
6 years ago
5.5

77 km
80km / 50mi37 mi W of Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
May 10, 2014 14:16
9 years ago
5.5

87 km
133km / 82mi14 mi W of Happy Valley, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Feb 10, 2004 20:33
19 years ago
5.5

66 km
97km / 60mi25 mi SW of Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jan 20, 2004 08:11
19 years ago
5.5

46 km
171km / 106mi53 mi NE of Kodiak, Alaska, USAMore
Jan 25, 2001 05:29
22 years ago
5.5

87 km
134km / 83mi113 mi SW of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
Jan 25, 2001 05:29
22 years ago
5.5

83 km
136km / 85mi112 mi SW of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
Aug 26, 1999 01:24
23 years ago
5.5

91 km
126km / 78miKodiak Island Borough Parish, Alaska, USAMore
Oct 17, 1996 15:38
26 years ago
5.5

117 km
119km / 74miKenai Peninsula Parish, 54 mi N of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Aug 13, 1990 23:04
32 years ago
5.5

88 km
146km / 91mi104 mi SW of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
Jan 25, 1979 19:30
44 years ago
5.5

105 km
119km / 74miKenai Peninsula Parish, 54 mi N of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Aug 22, 1976 02:01
46 years ago
5.5

144 km
126km / 78miLake and Peninsula Parish, 59 mi N of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jun 4, 1959 12:31
64 years ago
5.5

99 km
112km / 69miKenai Peninsula Parish, 33 mi NW of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Dec 30, 1938 12:10
84 years ago
5.5

100 km
39km / 24mi14 mi E of Shaw Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
May 19, 2005 01:12
18 years ago
5.4

96 km
115km / 72miKenai Peninsula Parish, 34 mi NW of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 20, 1989 01:06
34 years ago
5.4

127 km
87km / 54miLake and Peninsula Parish, 37 mi N of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Aug 18, 1978 18:52
44 years ago
5.4

123 km
88km / 54miKenai Peninsula Parish, 36 mi N of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Feb 12, 1978 08:56
45 years ago
5.4

72 km
70km / 44mi40 mi W of Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Dec 1, 2012 08:00
10 years ago
5.3

84 km
80km / 50mi24 mi SW of Kiukpalik Island, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Jan 2, 2009 14:17
14 years ago
5.3

64 km
125km / 78mi13 mi SE of Sea Otter Island, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 27, 2008 23:07
15 years ago
5.3

69 km
85km / 53miUshagat Island, 26 mi S of English Bay, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 9, 1990 12:34
33 years ago
5.3

85 km
155km / 96mi102 mi SW of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
Oct 27, 1985 19:03
37 years ago
5.3

83 km
78km / 48miAlaska, USAMore
Oct 16, 1975 13:12
47 years ago
5.3

99 km
126km / 78miKenai Peninsula Parish, 59 mi N of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jan 22, 2019 04:43
4 years ago
5.2

128 km
131km / 81mi36 mi NW of Takli Island, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
May 7, 2017 04:25
6 years ago
5.2

64 km
165km / 102mi9.7 mi N of Ninilchik, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Oct 3, 2007 14:06
15 years ago
5.2

46 km
164km / 102mi53 mi NE of Kodiak, Alaska, USAMore
Sep 10, 2002 09:42
20 years ago
5.2

117 km
109km / 68miKenai Peninsula Parish, 48 mi NE of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Sep 5, 2002 03:38
20 years ago
5.2

46 km
162km / 101mi44 mi NE of Kodiak, Alaska, USAMore
Apr 18, 1999 15:06
24 years ago
5.2

55 km
171km / 106mi89 mi SW of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
Jun 25, 1994 12:15
29 years ago
5.2

66 km
69km / 43miUshagat Island, 56 mi SW of Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 19, 1993 12:20
30 years ago
5.2

104 km
66km / 41mi23 mi NE of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Aug 1, 1981 01:42
42 years ago
5.2

114 km
118km / 73miKenai Peninsula Parish, 54 mi N of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Jan 21, 2022 05:18
1 year 2 weeks ago
5.1

117 km
154km / 95miAlaska, USAMore
Nov 21, 2018 18:21
4 years ago
5.1

127 km
116km / 72mi24 mi E of Port Alsworth, Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Nov 5, 2017 17:03
5 years ago
5.1

138 km
132km / 82mi54 mi NW of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 10, 2013 17:11
10 years ago
5.1

0.4 km
34km / 21mi26 mi SE of Kokhanok, Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Dec 18, 2009 03:33
13 years ago
5.1

81 km
16km / 10miShaw Island, 193 mi SW of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
Sep 25, 2000 11:55
22 years ago
5.1

46 km
143km / 89miKodiak Island Borough Parish, 31 mi N of Florida Blanca Island, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USAMore
Apr 19, 1991 18:19
32 years ago
5.1

134 km
101km / 63miKenai Peninsula Parish, 43 mi N of Augustine Island, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USAMore
Mar 16, 1989 08:13
34 years ago
5.1

59 km
75km / 46miShuyak Island, 57 mi N of Kodiak, Alaska, USAMore
May 23, 1986 23:18
37 years ago
5.1

80 km
27km / 17miShaw Island, Alaska, USAMore
Dec 27, 1977 15:09
45 years ago
5.1

175 km
144km / 89miLake and Peninsula Parish, 140 mi SW of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USAMore
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