Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, USA, on Thursday, 22 March 1973 at 20:58 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 40 km depth
Date & time: 22 Mar 1973 20:58:36 UTC
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.183°N / 179.236°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Gareloi (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
196 km (122 mi) WSW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.9||40 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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