Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 11 mi north of Nikiski, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Monday, June 18, 1934 at 09:13 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.855°N / 151.316°W↗ (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 60.855°S / 28.684°E↗
Nearest volcano: Spurr (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) N of Nikiski (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) N of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NNW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NW of Sterling (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) N of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WSW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) WSW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) WSW of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SW of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
479 km (298 mi) SSW of Fairbanks (pop: 32,300) --> 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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|6.0||15 km||Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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