Major magnitude. 7.3 earthquake - Bering Sea, 33 mi southeast of Seguam Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 24 June 2011 at 03:09 (GMT)

Major magnitude. 7.3 earthquake  - Bering Sea, 33 mi southeast of Seguam Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 24 June 2011 at 03:09 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake at 52 km depth

Date & time: 24 Jun 2011 03:09:39 UTC
Magnitude: 7.3
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.05°N / 171.836°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Seguam (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
162 km (101 mi) E of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (205 mi) E of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) WSW of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (290 mi) WSW of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
6999 km (4349 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6999 km (4349 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 7.352 kmFox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (USA)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.3 quake Bering Sea, 33 mi southeast of Seguam Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, 24 June 2011 03:09 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (386 quakes):
  • 17 Jun 2013 08:00 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Jun 2013 04:44 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    188.9 km (117.4 mi) depth
    |
    169 km (105 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 May 2013 20:06 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 May 2013 20:06 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 May 2013 00:59 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    35.8 km (22.2 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 May 2013 08:08 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    35.7 km (22.2 mi) depth
    |
    179 km (111 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 2013 22:53 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    184 km (114 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Apr 2013 16:17 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Apr 2013 04:37 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    9.6 km (6 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Apr 2013 19:43 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    30.9 km (19.2 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Apr 2013 14:36 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    187.8 km (116.7 mi) depth
    |
    167 km (104 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Apr 2013 06:27 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    248.7 km (154.5 mi) depth
    |
    180 km (112 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Apr 2013 11:05 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    53.9 km (33.5 mi) depth
    |
    137 km (85 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Apr 2013 08:26 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    22.8 km (14.2 mi) depth
    |
    122 km (76 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Apr 2013 07:29 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    37.5 km (23.3 mi) depth
    |
    96 km (60 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Mar 2013 11:20 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    30.3 km (18.8 mi) depth
    |
    139 km (87 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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Major magnitude. 7.3 earthquake - Bering Sea, 33 mi southeast of Seguam Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 24 June 2011 at 03:09 (GMT)
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