Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Bering Sea, 22 mi southeast of Egg Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 13 February 1992 at 02:38 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 44 km depth
Date & time: 13 Feb 1992 02:38:18 UTC
Depth: 44.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.597°N / 165.734°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Akutan (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) S of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ESE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SW of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) SW of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) SW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) WSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) SW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
495 km (307 mi) WSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> 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||44 km||Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 10 Jun 1992 01:24 UTC| M 5.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|21 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details