Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 158 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 23 January 2018 at 12:19 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 23 Jan 2018 12:19:31 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.1°N / 149.59°W (Gulf of Alaska, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
235 km (146 mi) SE of Chiniak (pop: 47) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) SE of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) SE of Womens Bay (pop: 719) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) ESE of Old Harbor (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) SE of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) SE of Port Lions (pop: 197) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) ESE of Akhiok (pop: 72) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) SSE of Nanwalek (pop: 254) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (244 mi) SSE of Seldovia (pop: 277) --> See nearby quakes!
411 km (255 mi) SSE of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||10 km||Gulf of Alaska||GFZ|
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