Wed, 3 Mar 2021, 05:55
05:55 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.3 quake 2 Mar 8:35 pm (GMT -9)
An intermediate magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported in the evening near Beluga, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Tuesday 2 March 2021 at 8:35 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 57 miles. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.3 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Beluga (pop. 20) located 36 miles from the epicenter, and Nikiski (pop. 4,500) 58 miles away.
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Date & time: 2 Mar 2021 8:35 pm (GMT -9) local time (3 Mar 2021 05:35 GMT)
Depth: 92.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.48°N / 151.9°W (Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, United States)
Primary data source: USGS