Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - Kodiak Island Parish, 29 mi south of Akhiok, Kodiak Island, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 8 May 1964 at 16:21 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 24 km depth
Date & time: 8 May 1964 16:21:51 UTC
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.527°N / 154.156°W (Kodiak Island, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 57.87°N/155.42°W (168 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) S of Akhiok (pop: 72) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SW of Old Harbor (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SW of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) SSW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) SSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (288 mi) SSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
476 km (296 mi) SSW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) SSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
487 km (303 mi) SSW of Sterling (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.8||24 km||Kodiak Island region, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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