Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Kenai Peninsula Parish, 15 mi northeast of Sterling, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, October 3, 1954 at 11:18 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 62 km depth
Depth: 61.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.651°N / 150.392°W↗ (Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 60.651°S / 29.608°E↗
Nearest volcano: Double Glacier (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Sterling (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ENE of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ENE of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of Nikiski (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) SSW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NW of Seward (pop: 2,790) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
937 km (582 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||62 km||Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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