Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 43 mi southeast of Chuginadak Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 28 January 1967 at 16:31 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 35 km depth
Date & time: 28 Jan 1967 16:31:23 UTC
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.288°N / 169.353°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Tana (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (49 mi) SSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) SW of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) SW of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) E of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (301 mi) SW of False Pass (pop: 40) --> 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||35 km||Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 28 Jan 1967 17:42 UTC| M 5.8 |39.9 km (24.8 mi) depth|9 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details