Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 168 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 26 Jan 2018 1:09 am (GMT +0)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 181 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, 23 Jan 2018 9:31 am (GMT +0), which had occurred 3 days earlier.
Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 168 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 26 Jan 2018 1:09 am (GMT +0)

Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 26 Jan 2018 01:09:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 26 Jan 2018 1:09 am (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.14°N / 149.14°W (Gulf of Alaska, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
251 km (156 mi) SE of Chiniak (pop: 47) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) SE of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) SE of Saint Paul (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (171 mi) SE of Womens Bay (pop: 719) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) SE of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (174 mi) ESE of Old Harbor (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) SSE of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) SSE of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (270 mi) SSE of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
441 km (274 mi) S of Seward (pop: 2,790) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) ESE of Kodiak Island (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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5.510 kmGulf of AlaskaGFZ

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