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6.46 Earthquake Cook Inlet Alaska

 

Yes we had a pretty good Shaker the other day! People are still talking about it....
especially the folks who  are visiting and have never felt an earthquake before!
It was 6.46 on the Richtor Scale. there were about 10 aftershocks. 
No real damage, no one hurt....all is well!
The information provided below is from the Alaska Earthquake Center
Alaska Earthquake Information Center

 

Link to Earthquake in the Cook Inlet region of AlaskaEarthquake in the Cook Inlet region of Alaska

 

 

Preferred Hypocentral Solution:

Local Date: Tuesday July 28th, 2015
Local Time: 06:35 PM AKDT
Universal Time: 07/29/2015 02:35:59.502 UTC
Magnitude: 6.46 ML
Latitude: 59.9058
Longitude: -153.1498
Depth: 73 miles (117 km)
Author: AK:kozyreva

 

This earthquake was:

9 miles (15 km) SSW of Iliamna Volcano
34 miles (55 km) ENE of Pedro Bay
39 miles (62 km) NNE of Augustine Volcano
43 miles (68 km) SSW of Redoubt Volcano
45 miles (72 km) ESE of Port Alsworth
47 miles (75 km) WNW of Anchor Point
52 miles (84 km) W of Ninilchik
58 miles (92 km) NW of Nanwalek
58 miles (92 km) NW of English Bay
59 miles (94 km) E of Nondalton
59 miles (95 km) WNW of Homer
60 miles (96 km) WNW of Seldovia
60 miles (97 km) NW of Port Graham
62 miles (99 km) E of Iliamna
62 miles (100 km) ENE of Newhalen
65 miles (104 km) WSW of Clam Gulch
67 miles (107 km) ENE of Kokhanok
72 miles (115 km) WSW of Kasilof
74 miles (118 km) N of Mt. Douglas
79 miles (127 km) WSW of Kenai
81 miles (130 km) NNE of Fourpeaked Mountain
83 miles (133 km) WSW of Soldotna
84 miles (135 km) SW of Nikiski
93 miles (149 km) WSW of Sterling
95 miles (153 km) NNE of Kaguyak Crater
102 miles (163 km) SSW of Mt. Spurr
105 miles (168 km) ENE of Iguig
106 miles (170 km) SW of Tyonek
107 miles (172 km) NNE of Devils Desk
110 miles (176 km) NNE of Kukak Volcano
112 miles (179 km) NNE of Mt. Stellar
113 miles (181 km) NNE of Mt. Denison
120 miles (192 km) SSW of Hayes Volcano
121 miles (194 km) WSW of Cooper Landing
122 miles (196 km) NNE of Snowy Mountain
144 miles (230 km) SW of Anchorage
248 miles (396 km) WSW of Valdez
385 miles (615 km) SSW of Fairbanks
675 miles (1081 km) WNW of Juneau

 


Credits:

Wessel and Smith's Generic Mapping ToolsSandwell/Smith Marine BathymetryUSGS GTOPO30 topography databaseNOAA/NGDC Arctic BathymetryLindquist Consulting

 

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