Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Bering Sea, 33 mi south of Unimak Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 19 November 1993 at 01:43 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Aftershocks | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in the US| Alaska | Alaska
Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 30 km depth
Date & time: 19 Nov 1993 01:43:23 UTC
Depth: 30.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.287°N / 164.164°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Westdahl (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (49 mi) SW of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SW of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) WSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) SW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) WSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) WSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
456 km (283 mi) SW of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 6.5||30 km||Unimak Island region, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
be the first to report it!There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 20 Nov 1993 11:54 UTC| M 5.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 19 Nov 1993 03:58 UTC| M 5.4 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|1 km (0 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 19 Nov 1993 03:22 UTC| M 5.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|7 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details