Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 175 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on 2020-01-31 01:25:38 -10:00 -

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 175 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on 2020-01-31 01:25:38 -10:00

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 13 km depth

31 Jan 11:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 13.0 km.
Date & time: 31 Jan 2020 11:25:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-31 01:25:38 -10:00
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.8733°N / 149.3636°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
263 km (163 mi) SE of Chiniak (pop: 47) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) SE of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) ESE of Old Harbor (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) SE of Womens Bay (pop: 719) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) SE of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) SE of Port Lions (pop: 197) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) SSE of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
445 km (276 mi) SSE of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (282 mi) SSE of Fox River (pop: 685) --> See nearby quakes!
458 km (285 mi) SSE of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) ESE of Kodiak Island (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.113 km282km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (USA)USGS
5.010 kmGulf of Alaska (USA)GFZ
5.110 kmGulf Of Alaska (USA)EMSC
5.116 kmGulf of Alaska (USA)GeoAu

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Canada / Light shaking (MMI IV) : there I was in my kitchen and then everything started to shake and then, I dont know, 20 minutes later it stopped. thought it was a jumbo jet or something.  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 24 Mar 2020 00:53 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Mar 2020 12:43 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    11.7 km (7.3 mi) depth
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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