Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 122 mi south of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 22 February 1989 at 10:25 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 22 Feb 1989 10:25:45 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.152°N / 153.642°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 57.87°N/155.42°W (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (58 mi) SSE of Akhiok (pop: 72) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) S of Old Harbor (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SSW of Womens Bay (pop: 719) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SSW of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) SSW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) SSW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) SSW of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (262 mi) SSW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) ENE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
504 km (313 mi) SSW of Lowell Point (pop: 2,790) --> 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||Kodiak Island region, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 10 Mar 1989 10:38 UTC| M 4.9 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 25 Feb 1989 01:30 UTC| M 4.9 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|22 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details