Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 7.1 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 19 May 1974 at 18:51 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 19 May 1974 18:51:56 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.236°N / 160.457°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dana (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) E of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) E of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) SSW of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 mi) ENE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||33 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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