Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 17 mi north of Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, Dec 24, 1931 3:40 am (GMT +0)
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Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 100 km depth
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Dec 24, 1931 3:40 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60°N / 152°W↗ (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 60°S / 28°E↗
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) WNW of Happy Valley (pop: 593) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) NW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SW of Sterling (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> 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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|6.3||100 km||Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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