Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - Bering Sea, 29 mi south of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Monday, 10 June 1996 at 15:24 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - Bering Sea, 29 mi south of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Monday, 10 June 1996 at 15:24 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake at 26 km depth

Date & time: 10 Jun 1996 15:24:56 UTC
Magnitude: 7.3
Depth: 26.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.478°N / 176.847°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Moffett (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 7.326 kmAndreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (43 quakes):
  • 10 Dec 1997 11:12 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    166 km (103 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Nov 1997 05:04 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    50.9 km (31.6 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Oct 1997 03:11 UTC
    | M 6.4 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (44 mi) distance
    | USGS | Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Bering Sea, 25 mi south of Tannaga Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 15 October 1997 at 03:11 (GMT)
  • 03 Oct 1997 22:05 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    62.3 km (38.7 mi) depth
    |
    110 km (68 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Sep 1997 09:18 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    187 km (116 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jul 1997 12:11 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    121 km (75 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Jul 1997 11:04 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    120 km (75 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Jun 1997 07:24 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    109 km (68 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jun 1997 21:03 UTC
    | M 6.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    173 km (107 mi) distance
    | USGS | Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Bering Sea, USA, on Tuesday, 17 June 1997 at 21:03 (GMT)
  • 30 Mar 1997 23:05 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Jan 1997 05:32 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    95 km (59 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Dec 1996 02:24 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    130 km (81 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Dec 1996 16:57 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Nov 1996 23:54 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    48.4 km (30.1 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Oct 1996 20:01 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    107 km (66 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Oct 1996 09:05 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    97 km (60 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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