Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Bering Sea, 19 mi southeast of Tag s Island, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 9 January 1973 at 17:07 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 52 km depth
Date & time: 9 Jan 1973 17:07:55 UTC
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.405°N / 178.212°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Tanaga (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) WSW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.1||52 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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