Major magnitude 6.4 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 14 mi east of Shaw Island, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 7 June 1912 at 09:55 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 7 Jun 1912 09:55:54 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59°N / 153°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Douglas (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Nanwalek (pop: 254) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) N of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) SW of Anchorage (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage County) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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- 10 Jun 1912 16:06 UTC| M 6.9 |0 km (0 mi) depth|0 km (0 mi) distance| USGS | Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 14 mi east of Shaw Island, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Monday, 10 June 1912 at 16:06 (GMT)