Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Bering Sea, USA, on Tuesday, 13 February 1973 at 19:53 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 46 km depth
Date & time: 13 Feb 1973 19:53:53 UTC
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.245°N / 179.215°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Gareloi (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
192 km (119 mi) WSW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.4||46 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 22 Mar 1973 21:24 UTC| M 4.2 |51 km (31.7 mi) depth|19 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 22 Mar 1973 20:58 UTC| M 4.9 |40 km (24.9 mi) depth|7 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 01 Mar 1973 11:38 UTC| M 4.3 |47 km (29.2 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details