Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 26 mi northeast of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on 2020-01-08 17:28:33 -09:00 -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 90 km depth
9 Jan 02:43 UTC: First to report: USGS after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Jan 2020 02:28:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-08 17:28:33 -09:00
Depth: 90.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.6081°N / 160.0563°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Stepovak Bay 2 (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) NE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) ENE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) ENE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
458 km (285 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
514 km (320 mi) WSW of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
526 km (327 mi) WSW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||90 km||41km NE of Sand Point, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
|M 3.5||88 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||EMSC|
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