Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 33 mi east of Cherni Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 2 October 2007 at 20:57 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 30 km depth
Date & time: 2 Oct 2007 20:57:33 UTC
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.503°N / 161.579°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (49 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (66 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 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||30 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 26 Oct 2007 15:23 UTC| M 5.5 |43.2 km (26.8 mi) depth|9 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details