Very strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Kenai Peninsula Parish, 58 mi southeast of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, on Friday, September 22, 1911 at 05:01 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 60 km depth
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.5°N / 149°W↗ (Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 60.5°S / 31°E↗
Nearest volcano: Spurr (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) E of Moose Pass (pop: 219) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NNE of Bear Creek (pop: 1,960) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Girdwood (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSE of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSE of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSE of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Sterling (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SSE of Wasilla (pop: 9,280) --> See nearby quakes!
859 km (534 mi) WNW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.9||60 km||Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 31 Jan 1912 20:11 UTC| M 7.0 |80 km (49.7 mi) depth|99 km (61 mi) distance| USGS | Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - Valdez-Cordova Parish, 82 mi east of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, January 31, 1912 at 20:11 (GMT)