Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 5.3 mi southeast of Fire Island, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, on Monday, June 25, 1951 at 16:12 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 128 km depth
Depth: 128.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.1°N / 150.1°W↗ (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 61.1°S / 29.9°E↗
Nearest volcano: Spurr (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SW of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) S of Big Lake (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Wasilla (pop: 9,280) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNE of Sterling (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) SW of Palmer (pop: 6,790) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NE of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) SSW of Fairbanks (pop: 32,300) --> 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||128 km||Southern Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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