Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - Fairbanks North Star Parish, 16 mi southwest of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, August 27, 1904 at 21:56 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.66°N / 148.08°W↗ (Fairbanks North Star, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 64.66°S / 31.92°E↗
Nearest volcano: Buzzard Creek (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) S of Ester (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of College (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Fairbanks (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WSW of Badger (pop: 19,500) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of North Pole (pop: 2,190) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) W of Eielson Air Force Base (pop: 2,650) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Salcha (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NNE of Healy (pop: 1,020) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) N of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) NNE of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.3||0 km||Central Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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