Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 168 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on 2020-03-19 21:53:26 -10:00 -

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 168 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on 2020-03-19 21:53:26 -10:00

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

20 Mar 07:57 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
Mar 20 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 20 Mar 2020 07:53:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-19 21:53:26 -10:00
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.478°N / 148.619°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
255 km (158 mi) ESE of Chiniak (pop: 47) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) ESE of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) ESE of Womens Bay (pop: 719) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) ESE of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (243 mi) SSE of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
395 km (245 mi) SSE of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) S of Seward (pop: 2,790) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) SSE of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) SSE of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
468 km (291 mi) SSE of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.110 km271km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (USA)USGS
5.110 kmGulf of Alaska (USA)GFZ
5.110 kmGulf Of Alaska (USA)EMSC
5.110 kmGulf of Alaska (USA)GeoAu

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Southwest Anchorage, AK (524.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Nothing here. I hope Kodiak is okay.  
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