Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska on Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - information

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 161 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 23 January 2018 at 11:37 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 181 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, 23 January 2018 09:31 GMT, which had occurred 2 hours and 6 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 161 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 23 January 2018 at 11:37 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 23 Jan 2018 11:37:44 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.96°N / 149.77°W (Gulf of Alaska, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
239 km (149 mi) SE of Chiniak (pop: 47) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) ESE of Old Harbor (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) SE of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) SE of Womens Bay (pop: 719) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SE of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) SE of Port Lions (pop: 197) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) SSE of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) SSE of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) S of Fox River (pop: 685) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (274 mi) SSE of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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5.210 kmGulf of AlaskaGFZ

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