Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 257 mi southwest of Unalaska, Aleutians West (CA) County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 4 December 1965 at 02:11 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 15 km depth
Date & time: 4 Dec 1965 02:11:50 UTC
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.101°N / 170.604°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Amukta (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
237 km (147 mi) SSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 mi) ESE of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) SW of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) E of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
469 km (291 mi) SW of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> 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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|M 5.8||15 km||Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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