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)
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Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 10 Jun 1912 16:06:06 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: 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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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900
- 09 Oct 1900 12:25| 7.9 |unknown|120 years ago|214km / 133mi| Gulf of Alaska, 10.2 mi SW of Old Harbor, Kodiak Island County, Alaska, USA
- 23 Dec 1906 17:22| 7.3 |unknown|114 years ago|245km / 152mi| 12 mi SE of Akhiok, Kodiak Island County, Alaska, USA
- 07 Jun 1912 09:55| 6.4 |unknown|109 years ago|0km / 0mi| Gulf of Alaska, 14 mi E of Shaw Island, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA
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