Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Bering Sea, 62 mi southeast of Atka, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 10 March 1957 at 16:37 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 10 Mar 1957 16:37:54 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.568°N / 173.166°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Seguam (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SE of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) E of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> 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||33 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 25 Apr 1957 07:15 UTC| M 6.0 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|35 km (22 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Bering Sea, 40 mi southeast of Atka, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 25 April 1957 at 07:15 (GMT)
- 02 Apr 1957 21:27 UTC| M 5.8 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|60 km (37 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 12 Mar 1957 07:28 UTC| M 6.5 |25 km (15.5 mi) depth|29 km (18 mi) distance| USGS | Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Bering Sea, 50 mi southeast of Atka, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 12 March 1957 at 07:28 (GMT)