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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - NORTHERN ALASKA on Sunday, 12 August 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - NORTHERN ALASKA on Sunday, 12 August 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.4 quake: 64km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska on Sun, 12 Aug 14h58
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - NORTHERN ALASKA on Sunday, 12 August 2018
Aug 12 21:21: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.3.
Aug 12 21:23: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 10.0 km.
Aug 12 21:26: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 2.0 km.
Aug 12 21:31: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Sun, 12 Aug 21:15:02 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 69.62°N / 144.36°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Buzzard Creek (646 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 12 Aug 2018
Sun, 12 Aug 21:15 UTCM 6.0 / 11.7 km- 65km SSW of Kaktovik, AlaskaUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
(63 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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