Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - Bering Sea, 11 mi southeast of Rootok Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 23 October 1965 at 06:00 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 45 km depth
Date & time: 23 Oct 1965 06:00:54 UTC
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.901°N / 165.403°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Gilbert (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) SE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SW of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SW of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (148 mi) WSW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) ENE of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) WSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) SW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
458 km (285 mi) WSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) WSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.6||45 km||Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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