Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 91 mi southeast of Akutan, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 8 July 1995 at 17:15 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 21 km depth
Date & time: 8 Jul 1995 17:15:25 UTC
Depth: 21.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.578°N / 163.74°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Westdahl (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
144 km (89 mi) S of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) ESE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SSW of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) SSW of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (195 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (280 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||21 km||Unimak Island region, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 18 Aug 1995 09:18 UTC| M 5.4 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|6 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details