Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 62 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Monday, 8 November 1999 at 10:57 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 34 km depth
Date & time: 8 Nov 1999 10:57:22 UTC
Depth: 34.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.49°N / 161.003°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (228 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.4||34 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 16 Dec 1999 23:51 UTC| M 5.6 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details