Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Bering Sea, 33 mi west of Adak, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA, on Monday, 2 April 1973 at 16:49 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 63 km depth
Date & time: 2 Apr 1973 16:49:29 UTC
Depth: 63.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.94°N / 177.402°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Bobrof (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) W of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) W of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||63 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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