Minor mag. 0.0 earthquake - Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA), on Wednesday, 20 March 1957 at 00:22 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 0.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 20 Mar 1957 00:22:23 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.4°N / 168.66°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Vsevidof (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SW of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SW of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 63096 joules (0.018 kilowatt hours) More info
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