Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Bering Sea, 30 mi northwest of Adak, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 10 April 1973 at 19:01 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 217 km depth
Date & time: 10 Apr 1973 19:01:03 UTC
Depth: 217.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.213°N / 177.082°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kanaga (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) NW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) W of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||217 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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