Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 44 mi southeast of Amatignak Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 14 February 1905 at 08:46 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 14 Feb 1905 08:46:00 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.73°N / 178.55°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Gareloi (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
184 km (114 mi) SW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> 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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|M 7.3||km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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- 17 Aug 1906 00:11 UTC| M 8.3 |110 km (68.4 mi) depth|259 km (161 mi) distance| USGS | Major magnitude 8.3 earthquake - Bering Sea, USA, on Friday, 17 August 1906 at 00:11 (GMT)