Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 39 mi southeast of Nikolski, Aleutians West (CA) County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 6 July 1967 at 13:42 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 27 km depth
Date & time: 6 Jul 1967 13:42:26 UTC
Depth: 27.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.557°N / 168.19°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Recheschnoi (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) SE of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SW of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) SW of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) SW of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
410 km (255 mi) E of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (287 mi) SW of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
475 km (295 mi) SW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.1||27 km||Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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