Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 18 mi southeast of Wosnesenski Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 5 September 2007 at 22:09 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 45 km depth
Date & time: 5 Sep 2007 22:09:19 UTC
Depth: 44.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.953°N / 161.192°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Pavlof (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) E of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) ENE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (227 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> 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||45 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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