Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 102 mi east of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on 2019-11-07 10:48:44 -11:00 -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Gulf of Alaska, 102 mi east of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on 2019-11-07 10:48:44 -11:00

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 36 km depth

7 Nov 21:59 UTC: First to report: USGS after 11 minutes.
Nov 7 22:04: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 25.4 to 25.9 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 25.9 to 35.6 km.
Date & time: 7 Nov 2019 21:48:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2019-11-07 10:48:44 -11:00
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 35.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.0069°N / 157.9713°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Veniaminof (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km (78 mi) SE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) S of Chignik (pop: 87) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) SSE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) E of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SSE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) ESE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) E of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
461 km (287 mi) SW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
6030 km (3747 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6030 km (3747 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) E of Simeonof Island --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) ENE of Chernabura Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.936 km102km ENE of Chernabura Island, Alaska (USA)USGS
M 5.125 kmAlaska Peninsula (USA)GFZ
M 4.930 kmAlaska Peninsula (USA)EMSC
M 5.137 kmAlaska Peninsula (USA)GeoAu

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