Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 51 mi southwest of Sanak Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 29 May 1973 at 06:14 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 30 km depth
Date & time: 29 May 1973 06:14:22 UTC
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.011°N / 163.76°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Westdahl (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) SSW of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SSW of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) SW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (225 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
419 km (260 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||30 km||Unimak Island region, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 05 Jun 1973 02:58 UTC| M 4.8 |17 km (10.6 mi) depth|19 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details