Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 177 mi east of Unalaska, Aleutians West (CA), Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 13 Mar 1965 7:33 am (GMT +0)
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Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 20 km depth
Date & time: 13 Mar 1965 07:33:24 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 13 Mar 1965 7:33 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.292°N / 162.331°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Isanotski (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
188 km (117 mi) SSE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) S of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) S of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) ESE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) E of Dutch Harbor (pop: 4,380) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> 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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|5.7||20 km||south of Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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