Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 39 mi southeast of Cherni Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 11 November 2006 at 14:07 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 36 km depth
Date & time: 11 Nov 2006 14:07:31 UTC
Depth: 35.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.178°N / 161.793°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (195 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||36 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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