Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 76 mi southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 19 July 1978 at 09:32 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 19 Jul 1978 09:32:08 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.769°N / 151.647°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kukak (247 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) SSE of Chiniak (pop: 47) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSE of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) S of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (205 mi) S of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (253 mi) S of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) S of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (262 mi) S of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (262 mi) S of Sterling (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (271 mi) S of Nikiski (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.7||33 km||Kodiak Island region, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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