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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Southern Alaska on Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Southern Alaska on Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Southern Alaska on Wednesday, 29 July 2015
Jul 29 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.3.
Date & time: Wednesday, 29 July 2015 02:35 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 114.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.05°N / 153.49°W (États-Unis)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (18 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 29 Jul 2015
Wed, 29 Jul 02:35 UTCM 6.3 / 117 km SOUTHERN ALASKAEMSC
Wed, 29 Jul 02:35 UTCM 6.3 / 116.6 km- 71km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, AlaskaUSGS
Wed, 29 Jul 02:35 UTCM 6.3 / 116 kmSSW of Redoubt Volcano, AlaskaGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Soldotna / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The whole house rippled for several moments. I got a bit queasy.
Fairbanks (614.8 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Seward, AK / MMI III (Weak shaking): Light fixtures swayed.... Staircase vibrated...
Anchorage ak / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Valdez, AK / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Kodiak / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt two lateral jerks, significant, but brief.
Anchorage, AK / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Double Musky Inn - Girdwood, AK / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Having dinner with 3 friends and had a good bouncing for about 15 seconds.
Homer (119 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Prolonged moderate shaking in three waves. Vertical blinds swayed by over a foot in mirror.
Homer (119 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Prolonged moderate shaking in three waves. Vertical blinds swayed by over a foot in mirror.
East Anchorage (241.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Lasted forever, even if it was only a swaying type of motion.
Wasilla (282.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Glacier Blue Av. (161.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
99502 / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Eagle river / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Soldotna, Alaska (136.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Chugiak (277.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Wasilla, AK / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Wasilla, AK / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Spenard Rd. Anchorage (231.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): /started with a shaking followed by rolling sensation. curtains swayed and table lamps shook. It lasted about 15 seconds. Location Spenard Rd in Anchorage.
99504 / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
99503 / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Unable to walk
99503 / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Kenai, alaska / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Tipped my glass birds over.
Kodiak, AK (258.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
JBER / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Talkeetna (United States) (312 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Rumbled for longer than normal (via EMSC)
Wasilla (United States) (276 km NE from epicenter)(no details): We lost some water out of the above ground swimming pool,due to the balloon edge not filled up enough. (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States) (234 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Definitely a rumbler. Everything swayed. (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States) (233 km NE from epicenter)(no details): while I have felt other earthquakes that took a few seconds for me determine if we were having an earthquake, this time I immediately knew, and told son to head outside. It was short, but more than one quick jerk.More like a shaking. (via EMSC)
Sterling (United States) (156 km NE from epicenter)(no details): At the store things were clinking and rattling and the mobile was shaking (via EMSC)
Nikiski (United States) (138 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was the strongest earthquake I have ever felt in Alaska. (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States) (229 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It quickly got my attention. Lots of rocking back and forth. (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States) (229 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt it for a slight moment between the P and S waves arriving (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States) (229 km NE from epicenter)(no details): came n 2 waves, first felt like a large truck driving bye then after a few seconds break the whole building did a large swaying motion (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States) (229 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It seemed to roll in, then roll out, under foot. After-shocks were gentle rolling. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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