Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 60 mi south of Sanak Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 22 May 1988 at 09:39 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 22 May 1988 09:39:55 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.619°N / 163.267°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Isanotski (131 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
138 km (86 mi) S of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ESE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) S of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
411 km (255 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 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||33 km||Unimak Island region, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 08 Oct 1988 02:19 UTC| M 5.1 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 22 May 1988 13:37 UTC| M 4.5 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|20 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 22 May 1988 11:38 UTC| M 4.5 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|7 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details