Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 29 mi east of Cherni Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 29 March 2008 at 21:08 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 29 mi east of Cherni Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 29 March 2008 at 21:08 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 46 km depth

Date & time: 29 Mar 2008 21:08:25 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 45.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.546°N / 161.649°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (44 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) ENE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (203 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.146 kmAlaska Peninsula (USA)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (52 quakes):
  • 22 May 2008 13:36 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    14.6 km (9.1 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 May 2008 00:23 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    27.9 km (17.3 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 May 2008 03:31 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    13.2 km (8.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 May 2008 09:30 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    21.5 km (13.4 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 May 2008 09:15 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    15.1 km (9.4 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 May 2008 22:40 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    12.9 km (8 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 May 2008 19:56 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    20.8 km (12.9 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 May 2008 04:02 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 May 2008 14:00 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    16.3 km (10.1 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 May 2008 12:48 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    12.8 km (8 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 May 2008 15:03 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    10.8 km (6.7 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 May 2008 11:57 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    16.1 km (10 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 May 2008 00:35 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Apr 2008 16:18 UTC
    | M 1.9 |
    11.1 km (6.9 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Apr 2008 16:11 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    6.8 km (4.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Apr 2008 23:15 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    25.7 km (16 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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