Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 10.9 mi south of Shumagin s Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 13 May 1993 at 23:41 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 13 May 1993 23:41:38 UTC
Depth: 33.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.017°N / 160.162°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Stepovak Bay 1 (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) SSE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (85 mi) E of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (102 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) E of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SSW of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) ENE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||33 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 17 May 1993 06:06 UTC| M 5.7 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|9 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details