Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 9.2 mi east of Simeonof Island, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 22 July 2020 at 06:16 (GMT) -
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Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 18 km depth
Depth: 17.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.9322°N / 159.0423°W (Gulf of Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Stepovak Bay 2 (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) ESE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) S of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) S of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SSW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) E of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) S of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) E of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
443 km (276 mi) ENE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
507 km (315 mi) SW of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
517 km (322 mi) SW of Saint Paul (Kodiak Island) (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.9||11 km||South Of Alaska (USA)||EMSC|
|6.1||18 km||103 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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