Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Unk County, 7.6 mi southwest of Mount Vernon, Skagit County, Washington, USA, on Saturday, January 26, 1957 at 01:16 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 48.333°N / 122.433°W↗ (Washington, United States)
Antipode: 48.333°S / 57.567°E↗
Nearest volcano: Mount Baker (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) W of Conway (pop: 91) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SW of Mount Vernon (Skagit County) (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ENE of Oak Harbor (Island County) (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Anacortes (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Arlington (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NNW of Marysville (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NNW of Everett (pop: 108,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) S of Bellingham (pop: 85,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) N of Seattle (pop: 684,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNW of Bellevue (pop: 139,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||0 km||Puget Sound region, Washington (USA)||USGS|
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