Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - Valdez-Cordova Parish, 131 mi southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, July 7, 1912 at 07:57 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.07°N / 146.14°W↗ (Valdez-Cordova, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 63.07°S / 33.86°E↗
Nearest volcano: Capital (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) W of Paxson (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSW of Deltana (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) SSE of Badger (pop: 19,500) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SSE of Fairbanks (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) SSE of College (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) NE of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) NE of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) NE of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (176 mi) NE of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
828 km (514 mi) NW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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