Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - 170 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (USA) on Saturday, 15 August 2020
15 Aug 04:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.1894°N / 163.736°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Westdahl (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
171 km (106 mi) SE of Akutan (pop: 1000)
186 km (116 mi) S of False Pass (pop: 0)
200 km (124 mi) SE of Unalaska (pop: 4,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 15 Aug 04:12 UTC||M 3.7 / 35 km||170 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
|Sat, 15 Aug 04:12 UTC||M 3.7 / 35 km||Unimak Island Region, Alaska (USA)||EMSC|
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