Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 8.2 mi northwest of Munina, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA, on Friday, January 24, 1958 at 23:17 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 52 km depth
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.16°N / 151.76°W↗ (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 60.16°S / 28.24°E↗
Nearest volcano: Redoubt (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Munina (pop: 883) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) N of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Nikiski (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SW of Sterling (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> 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||52 km||Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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