Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 1 mi south of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 14 April 1978 at 18:27 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 14 Apr 1978 18:27:10 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.365°N / 152.862°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 57.87°N/155.42°W (228 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Old Harbor (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) S of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) S of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) SSW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) S of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) SSW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
460 km (286 mi) SSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
470 km (292 mi) SSW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
475 km (295 mi) SSW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
480 km (298 mi) SSW of Sterling (pop: 5,620) --> 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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|4.3||33 km||Kodiak Island region, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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