Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Bering Sea, USA, on Saturday, 3 February 1973 at 19:52 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 60 km depth
Date & time: 3 Feb 1973 19:52:57 UTC
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.374°N / 179.029°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Gareloi (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
174 km (108 mi) WSW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.7||60 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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