Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Kodiak Island Parish, 36 mi south of Kodiak, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 28 April 1978 at 02:52 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 70 km depth
Date & time: 28 Apr 1978 02:52:58 UTC
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.286°N / 152.698°W (Kodiak Island, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Steller (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (23 mi) ENE of Old Harbor (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SW of Chiniak (pop: 47) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) S of Womens Bay (pop: 719) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) S of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) SSW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of Port Lions (pop: 197) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) SSW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) SSW of Anchorage (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
483 km (300 mi) SSW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
483 km (300 mi) SSW of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> 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||70 km||Kodiak Island region, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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