Powerful Earthquake Strikes Iniskin Bay, Alaska
Posted by feww on January 24, 2016
M7.1 earthquake strikes SW of Anchorage, Alaska
Centered at 59.658°N, 153.452°W the event occurred at a depth of 127.8 km (79.4 mi), reported USGS/EHP.
Location: 59.658°N 153.452°W
Depth: 127.8 km
Time: 2016-01-24 10:30:30 UTC
- 83km (52mi) E of Old Iliamna, Alaska
- 261km (162mi) SW of Anchorage, Alaska
- 295km (183mi) SW of Knik-Fairview, Alaska
- 648km (403mi) SSW of College, Alaska
Tsunami Evaluation: This earthquake did not generate a destructive tsunami.
Aftershocks: At least 8 aftershocks have occurred in and around the Iniskin Peninsula, as of posting.
Tremors were felt in Anchorage, about 260km NE of the epicenter.