Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 10.7 mi east of Shumagin s Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 10 January 1973 at 17:13 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 58 km depth
Date & time: 10 Jan 1973 17:13:08 UTC
Depth: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.216°N / 159.939°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Stepovak Bay 1 (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) ESE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) E of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) ENE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
532 km (331 mi) WSW of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
543 km (338 mi) WSW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||58 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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