Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 21 mi south of Shumagin s Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 18 November 1973 at 06:36 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 65 km depth
Date & time: 18 Nov 1973 06:36:58 UTC
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.87°N / 160.194°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dana (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) E of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) E of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SSW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (156 mi) SSW of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) ENE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||65 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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