Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 334 mi southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 11 May 2018 at 04:58 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 11 May 2018 04:58:15 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.52°N / 156°W (Gulf of Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Ugashik-Peulik (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (52 mi) E of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) W of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) W of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) SW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
537 km (334 mi) SW of Anchorage (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
557 km (346 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
557 km (346 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
572 km (355 mi) SW of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) W of Kodiak Island (pop: 13,600) --> 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
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|M 5.1||10 km||Alaska Peninsula||GFZ|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
199.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 31 May 2018 22:25 UTC| M 2.6 |0 km (0 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details