Major magnitude 6.3 earthquake - Fire Island, 84 mi north of Eagle River, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, July 3, 1929 at 00:53 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 62.5°N / 149°W↗ (Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 62.5°S / 31°E↗
Nearest volcano: Jumbo Dome (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) E of Chase (pop: 34) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Susitna North (pop: 1,260) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) N of Sutton-Alpine (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) N of Fishhook (pop: 4,680) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NNE of Willow (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NNE of Tanaina (pop: 8,200) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (84 mi) NNE of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (84 mi) NNE of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNE of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
924 km (574 mi) NW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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