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Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - 17 mi southwest of Skwentna, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, September 25, 2014 16:29:06

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake 13 mi west of Skwentna, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, USA, Thursday, September 25, 2014 09:51:17, which had occurred 7 hours earlier.
Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - 17 mi southwest of Skwentna, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, September 25, 2014 16:29:06 Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - 17 mi southwest of Skwentna, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, September 25, 2014 16:29:06

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 92 km depth

26 Sep 02:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 41 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 26, 2014 00:29:06 UTC
Local time at epicenterThursday, September 25, 2014 16:29:06
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.2
Depth92.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude61.774°N / 151.6255°W (Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, United States)
Antipode61.774°S / 28.375°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoHayes (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities27 km (17 mi) SSW of Skwentna (pop: 37) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) W of Willow Creek (pop: 2,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) WNW of Big Lake (pop: 3,350) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) W of Houston (pop: 2,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
110 km (69 mi) NW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
117 km (73 mi) W of Wasilla (pop: 9,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
134 km (83 mi) W of Palmer (pop: 6,790) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 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
3.292 km83km W of Willow, AlaskaUSGS

Seismograms

Seismic station: Skwentna, AK, USA (SKN/AK network) | Distance from quake: 23 km / 15 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Skwentna, 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. 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.
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