Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Valdez-Cordova Parish, 55 mi east of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, January 4, 1933 at 03:59 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.901°N / 148.395°W↗ (Valdez-Cordova, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 60.901°S / 31.605°E↗
Nearest volcano: Spurr (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) NE of Whittier (pop: 214) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) E of Girdwood (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SE of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SE of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Palmer (pop: 6,790) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ESE of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SE of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SE of Wasilla (pop: 9,280) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NNE of Bear Creek (pop: 1,960) --> See nearby quakes!
836 km (519 mi) WNW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> 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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|6.4||20 km||Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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