Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 37 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 22 April 1973 at 05:27 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 22 Apr 1973 05:27:56 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.805°N / 160.437°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dana (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) S of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (219 mi) ENE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||33 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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