Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 55km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska, on Thursday, April 16, 2015 10:45:56
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 16 km depth
16 Apr 22:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 24 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2015 19:45:56 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, April 16, 2015 10:45:56
Depth: 15.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.3913°N / 178.0299°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Takawangha (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (69 mi) WSW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.2||16 km||55km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.