Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 30 mi southeast of Kodiak Island, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 19 July 1978 at 18:53 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in the US| Alaska | Alaska
Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 19 Jul 1978 18:53:32 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.167°N / 152.787°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Denison (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) E of Old Harbor (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of Womens Bay (pop: 719) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSW of Chiniak (pop: 47) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) S of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SSW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) S of Port Lions (pop: 197) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) ESE of Larsen Bay (pop: 88) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) SSW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) S of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) SSW of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|3.0||33 km||Kodiak Island region, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.