Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 40 mi south of Nikolski, Aleutians West (CA) County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 30 May 1958 at 18:04 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 35 km depth
Date & time: 30 May 1958 18:04:57 UTC
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.372°N / 168.715°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Vsevidof (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) S of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SW of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) SW of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) E of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
446 km (277 mi) SW of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (312 mi) SW of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
516 km (321 mi) WSW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.1||35 km||Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 24 Jul 1958 13:08 UTC| M 5.6 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|60 km (37 mi) distance| USGS | Details