Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Bering Sea, 32 mi south of Breed Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 23 November 1957 at 00:58 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 35 km depth
Date & time: 23 Nov 1957 00:58:43 UTC
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.953°N / 167.637°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Okmok (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) E of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SW of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SW of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) SW of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) SW of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
419 km (260 mi) WSW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) ENE of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
536 km (333 mi) SW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.7||35 km||Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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