Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Bering Sea, 17 mi north of Bogoslof Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 11 April 1986 at 17:22 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 11 Apr 1986 17:22:20 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.164°N / 167.883°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Bogoslof (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (58 mi) WNW of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) W of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNE of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) WSW of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) WSW of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) WSW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
471 km (293 mi) WSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (295 mi) ENE of Atka (pop: 64) --> 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||33 km||Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 09 Jun 1986 02:17 UTC| M 5.3 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 13 Apr 1986 10:25 UTC| M 4.3 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details