Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 89 mi east of Akutan, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at 00:58 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
27 Oct 01:11 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2016 00:58:29 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.71°N / 163.7°W (North Pacific Ocean, United States)
Nearest volcano: Westdahl (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
129 km (80 mi) S of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) ESE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SSW of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
423 km (263 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
438 km (272 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.1||10 km||Unimak Island Region, Alaska||GFZ|
|M 4.9||10 km||UNIMAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA||EMSC|
|M 4.9||19 km||- 133km S of False Pass, Alaska||USGS|
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