Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 64 mi southeast of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, on 19 Oct 1:00 pm (GMT -11) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 64 mi southeast of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, on 19 Oct 1:00 pm (GMT -11)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 38 km depth

20 Oct 00:13 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
20 Oct 00:15: Now using data updates from USGS
Date & time: 20 Oct 2020 00:00:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 19 Oct 1:00 pm (GMT -11)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 37.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5626°N / 159.6319°W (Gulf of Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Stepovak Bay 2 (152 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (64 mi) SE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) S of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
6147 km (3820 mi) NW of Washington (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6147 km (3820 mi) NW of Washington DC (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) S of Chernabura Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 8.2°C (47 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.938 km102 Km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska, USAUSGS
M 5.027 kmSouth of Alaska, USAGFZ
M 4.930 kmSouth Of Alaska, USAEMSC
M 5.022 kmSouth of Alaska, USAGeoAu

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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 64 mi southeast of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, on 19 Oct 1:00 pm (GMT -11)
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