Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Bering Sea, 117 mi north of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 22 August 1907 at 22:24 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 120 km depth
Date & time: 22 Aug 1907 22:24:00 UTC
Depth: 120.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57°N / 161°W (Bering Sea, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kupreanof (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) N of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) W of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WNW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WNW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) N of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) NNE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (263 mi) S of Bethel (pop: 6,450) --> See nearby quakes!
438 km (272 mi) NE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
492 km (306 mi) NE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.5||120 km||Bristol Bay (USA)||USGS|
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