Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 21 mi southwest of Chernabura Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 23 October 1985 at 01:28 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 23 Oct 1985 01:28:12 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.519°N / 159.822°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Stepovak Bay 1 (151 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) SSE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (241 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (275 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
575 km (357 mi) SW of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
585 km (364 mi) SW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||33 km||south of Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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