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Mag. 2.1 quake - 16 mi south of Kalifornsky, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Monday, Nov 27, 2023, at 12:32 am (Anchorage time) -

A light magnitude 2.1 earthquake hit 25 km (16 mi) away from Kalifornsky, Alaska,  United States, in the early morning of Monday, Nov 27, 2023 at 12.32 am local time (America/Anchorage GMT -9). The quake had a very shallow depth of 22 km (13 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

Mag. 2.1 quake - 16 mi south of Kalifornsky, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Monday, Nov 27, 2023, at 12:32 am (Anchorage time) Mag. 2.1 quake - 16 mi south of Kalifornsky, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Monday, Nov 27, 2023, at 12:32 am (Anchorage time)

Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 22 km depth

27 Nov 09:35 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 27, 2023 09:32:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Nov 27, 2023, at 12:32 am (America/Anchorage GMT -9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.1
Depth21.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude60.1935°N / 151.2832°W Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, United States
Seismic antipode60.1935°S / 28.7168°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoRedoubt (87 km / 54 mi)
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds -0.9°C (30 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Nearby places

The closest larger town near the epicenter is Clam Gulch, a town with 176 inhabitants in the United States, in 7.4 km (4.6 mi) distance to the northwest, but it is unlikely that the quake was felt there.
Distance Place Max. shaking intensity(*) Region Country
7 km (5 mi)
NW of epicenter
Clam Gulch
(pop: 176)
I: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
25 km (16 mi)
N of epicenter
Kalifornsky
(pop: 7,850)
I: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
27 km (17 mi)
SW of epicenter
Ninilchik
(pop: 883)
I: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
35 km (22 mi)
N of epicenter
Soldotna
(pop: 4,540)
I: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
37 km (23 mi)
SW of epicenter
Happy Valley
(pop: 593)
I: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
40 km (25 mi)
N of epicenter
Kenai
(pop: 7,660)
I: Not felt
Alaska
41 km (26 mi)
SE of epicenter
Fox River
(pop: 685)
I: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
46 km (29 mi)
SW of epicenter
Nikolaevsk
(pop: 318)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
48 km (30 mi)
NE of epicenter
Sterling
(pop: 5,620)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
51 km (32 mi)
S of epicenter
Fritz Creek
(pop: 1,930)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
55 km (34 mi)
N of epicenter
Nikiski
(pop: 4,490)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
55 km (34 mi)
SW of epicenter
Anchor Point
(pop: 1,930)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
63 km (39 mi)
S of epicenter
Gomer
(pop: 5,520)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
67 km (41 mi)
S of epicenter
Halibut Cove
(pop: 76)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
87 km (54 mi)
NE of epicenter
Cooper Landing
(pop: 289)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
87 km (54 mi)
S of epicenter
Seldovia
(pop: 277)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
98 km (61 mi)
N of epicenter
Tyonek
(pop: 171)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
100 km (62 mi)
S of epicenter
English Bay
(pop: 254)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
102 km (64 mi)
E of epicenter
Seward
(pop: 2,790)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
108 km (67 mi)
E of epicenter
Primrose
(pop: 78)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
110 km (68 mi)
E of epicenter
Moose Pass
(pop: 219)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
121 km (75 mi)
NE of epicenter
Hope
(pop: 192)
: Not felt
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
137 km (85 mi)
NE of epicenter
Anchorage
(pop: 291,200)
: Not felt
Alaska
143 km (89 mi)
NE of epicenter
Girdwood
(pop: 2,250)
: Not felt
Anchorage, Alaska
148 km (92 mi)
NE of epicenter
Point MacKenzie
(pop: 529)
: Not felt
Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
156 km (97 mi)
NE of epicenter
Eagle River
(pop: 24,800)
: Not felt
Anchorage, Alaska
156 km (97 mi)
NE of epicenter
Eagle River
(pop: 24,800)
: Not felt
Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
156 km (97 mi)
NE of epicenter
Whittier
(pop: 214)
: Not felt
Valdez-Cordova, Alaska
164 km (102 mi)
NE of epicenter
Big Lake
(pop: 3,350)
: Not felt
Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
168 km (104 mi)
W of epicenter
Port Alsworth
(pop: 159)
: Not felt
Lake and Peninsula, Alaska
173 km (107 mi)
NE of epicenter
Knik-Fairview
(pop: 14,900)
: Not felt
Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
178 km (111 mi)
NE of epicenter
Houston
(pop: 2,210)
: Not felt
Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
184 km (114 mi)
NE of epicenter
Wasilla
(pop: 9,280)
: Not felt
Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
185 km (115 mi)
N of epicenter
Willow Creek
(pop: 2,100)
: Not felt
Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
191 km (118 mi)
NE of epicenter
Knik River
(pop: 744)
: Not felt
Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
195 km (121 mi)
NE of epicenter
Palmer
(pop: 6,790)
: Not felt
Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
205 km (127 mi)
NE of epicenter
Fishhook
(pop: 4,680)
: Not felt
Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
208 km (129 mi)
W of epicenter
Newhalen
(pop: 182)
: Not felt
Lake and Peninsula, Alaska
222 km (138 mi)
NE of epicenter
Sutton-Alpine
(pop: 1,450)
: Not felt
Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
234 km (146 mi)
NE of epicenter
Chickaloon
(pop: 272)
: Not felt
Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
Notes:
(*) Shaking intensity according to the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale (MMI) and estimated using seismic models.

User-reports for this quake

There are no user reports for this quake yet.
At magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Compare Quake Data

Data for the same earthquake as reported by different agencies

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 Depth Time GMT
2023-11-27
Epicenter Agency
2.1 22 km
13 mi
09:32:08 7 Km SE of Clam Gulch, Alaska USGS (United States Geological Survey)
2.1 10 km
6.2 mi
(*)
09:32:08 Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
0 km (0 mi) epicenter difference with USGS
IRIS (Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology)
Notes:
(*) A depth given as 10 km often means that the the depth of the quake could not determined with sufficient accuracy.

Seismograms

Seismic station: Bradley Lake, AK, USA (BRLK/AK network) | Distance from quake: 53 km / 33 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Bradley Lake, AK, 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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