Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 180 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on 2019-10-11 16:44:20 -10:00

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 180 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on 2019-10-11 16:44:20 -10:00

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Oct 02:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 minutes.
Oct 12 03:03: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 12 Oct 2019 02:44:20 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-10-11 16:44:20 -10:00
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.2224°N / 148.5898°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
272 km (169 mi) ESE of Chiniak (pop: 47) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) SE of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) ESE of Womens Bay (pop: 719) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (185 mi) ESE of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) ESE of Old Harbor (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) ESE of Port Lions (pop: 197) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 mi) SSE of Seldovia (pop: 277) --> See nearby quakes!
419 km (260 mi) SSE of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (262 mi) SSE of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) SSE of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.010 km290km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (USA)USGS
4.910 kmGulf of Alaska (USA)GFZ
5.010 kmGulf Of Alaska (USA)EMSC

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553 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt : I guess it is a good thing that we aren’t feeling aftershocks of the January 23, 2018 M7.9 Gulf Of Alaska earthquake, even if the VolcanoDiscovery app says I might have felt some of them.  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (12 quakes):
  • 11 Dec 2019 00:52 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    12.4 km (7.7 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Dec 2019 00:18 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    12.1 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Nov 2019 02:20 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Nov 2019 10:41 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    65 km (40.4 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Oct 2019 23:01 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Oct 2019 05:51 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    0.3 km (0.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Oct 2019 00:54 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    20.3 km (12.6 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Oct 2019 16:40 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Oct 2019 12:37 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Oct 2019 05:00 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    11.6 km (7.2 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Oct 2019 11:54 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Oct 2019 03:22 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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