Friday, November 06, 2015

4.5 Anchorage Earthquake: Two Quick Jolts Wake Me From Light Sleep

Screen shot from USGS
It wasn't strong, it wasn't long, but two quick jolts, maybe three or four seconds altogether.  Enough
to make slight creaking noises.

From the USGS:

M4.5 - 19km S of Y, Alaska
  1. 2015-11-06 14:26:50 (UTC)
  1. 2015-11-06 05:26:50 (UTC-09:00) in your timezone
  1. Times in other timezones
Nearby Cities
  1. 19km (12mi) S of Y, Alaska
  1. 54km (34mi) NNW of Knik-Fairview, Alaska
  1. 85km (53mi) N of Anchorage, Alaska
  1. 334km (208mi) SSW of Badger, Alaska
  1. 802km (498mi) WNW of Whitehorse, Canada
I'm not sure what Y stands for in their location description, but here's the map enlarged:

click to enlarge and focus better

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