Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 47 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 07:00 (GMT) -
Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 45 km depth
1 Aug 07:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 14 minutes.
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.6723°N / 160.3101°W↗ (United States)
Antipode: 54.672°S / 19.69°E↗
Nearest volcano: Dana (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (47 mi) S of Sandpoint (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) SSW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) ENE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> 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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|5.0||33 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||GFZ|
|4.9||36 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||EMSC|
|4.9||45 km||74 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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