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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 60km E of Buldir Island, Alaska on Sunday, 8 October 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 60km E of Buldir Island, Alaska on Sunday, 8 October 2017

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - 60km E of Buldir Island, Alaska on Sunday, 8 October 2017
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 120.0 to 121.0 km.
Oct 8 22:47: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 121.0 to 111.8 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 8 October 2017 22:34 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2017-10-09 10:34:33 +12:00
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 111.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.4496°N / 176.8078°E (United States)
Nearest volcano: Kiska (60 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5*10^14 J (139 GWh / 1.2*10^5 tons of TNT / 7.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 8 Oct 2017
Sun, 8 Oct 22:34 UTCM 6.5 / 134 kmRat Islands, Aleutian IslandsGFZ

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Wolvega, Netherland (8274.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / not felt


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