Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Bering Sea, 24 mi southeast of Unalaska Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 12 June 1958 at 21:34 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 200 km depth
Date & time: 12 Jun 1958 21:34:12 UTC
Depth: 200.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.4°N / 166.3°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Wide Bay (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) ENE of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) SW of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) SW of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) SW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) WSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (271 mi) SW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.5||2 km||Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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