Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 69 mi southeast of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, on 19 Oct 1:40 pm (GMT -11) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 69 mi southeast of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, on 19 Oct 1:40 pm (GMT -11)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 29 km depth

20 Oct 00:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
20 Oct 00:56: Now using data updates from USGS
Date & time: 20 Oct 2020 00:40:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 19 Oct 1:40 pm (GMT -11)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 29.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.4209°N / 159.82°W (Gulf of Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dana (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
111 km (69 mi) SSE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SSW of Chignik (pop: 87) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
6164 km (3830 mi) NW of Washington DC (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6164 km (3830 mi) NW of Washington DC (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Chernabura Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 8.2°C (47 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from NW
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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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 4.829 km110 Km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska, USAUSGS
M 4.926 kmSouth of Alaska, USAGFZ
M 5.028 kmSouth of Alaska, USAGeoAu
M 4.830 kmSouth Of Alaska, USAEMSC

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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 69 mi southeast of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, on 19 Oct 1:40 pm (GMT -11)

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