Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 27 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, on Monday, 26 Oct 2020 12:25 am (GMT -9) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 27 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, on Monday, 26 Oct 2020 12:25 am (GMT -9)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 45 km depth

26 Oct 09:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
26 Oct 09:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 97.0 to 36.0 km (from 60 to 22 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 16.1 km (10 mi) towards E.
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29 Oct 12:02: Now using data updates from USGS
Date & time: 26 Oct 2020 09:25:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 26 Oct 2020 12:25 am (GMT -9)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 45.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.9466°N / 160.3852°W (Gulf of Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dana (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) S of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) E of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) E of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) ENE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
6178 km (3839 mi) NW of Washington (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6178 km (3839 mi) NW of Washington DC (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSW of Shumagin s Island --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WNW of Chernabura Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 7°C (45 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
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 4.945 km44 Km S of Sand Point, Alaska, USAUSGS
M 4.960 kmAlaska Peninsula, USAEMSC
M 5.135 kmAlaska Peninsula, USAGeoAu
M 5.225 kmAlaska Peninsula, USAGFZ
M 4.945 km44 Km S of Sand Point, Alaska, USAUSGS

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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 27 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, on Monday, 26 Oct 2020 12:25 am (GMT -9)
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