Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 12 mi northwest of Fire Island, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, on Monday, June 19, 1933 at 18:47 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.25°N / 150.5°W↗ (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 61.25°S / 29.5°E↗
Nearest volcano: Spurr (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) WSW of Point MacKenzie (pop: 529) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SW of Big Lake (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Wasilla (pop: 9,280) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) N of Sterling (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Palmer (pop: 6,790) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) NNE of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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