Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 24 mi southwest of Chernabura Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 8 July 1993 at 18:26 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 8 Jul 1993 18:26:24 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.598°N / 160.056°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dana (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) SSW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) SSW of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (233 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||33 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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