Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 57 mi south of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on 26 Sep 5:08 pm (GMT -11) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake Gulf of Alaska, 31 mi east of Simeonof Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, 22 July 2020 06:12 GMT, which had occurred 10 weeks earlier.
Mag. 3.9 earthquake  - Gulf of Alaska, 57 mi south of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on 26 Sep 5:08 pm (GMT -11)

Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

27 Sep 04:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 32 minutes.
27 Sep 05:12: Magnitude recalculated from 3.4 to 3.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 26.1 to 10.0 km (from 16.2 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.8 km (6.1 mi) towards SE.
Date & time: 27 Sep 2020 04:08:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 26 Sep 5:08 pm (GMT -11)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5632°N / 160.9731°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
6228 km (3870 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6228 km (3870 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SSE of Wosnesenski Island --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Chernabura Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 6.7°C (44 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 12 m/s (23 kts) from N
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.910 km91 Km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska, USAUSGS
M 3.910 kmAlaska Peninsula, USAEMSC

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Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 57 mi south of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on 26 Sep 5:08 pm (GMT -11)
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