Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 76 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on 26 Oct 5:52 pm (GMT -11) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - Gulf of Alaska, 76 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on 26 Oct 5:52 pm (GMT -11)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 23 km depth

27 Oct 05:17 UTC: First to report: USGS after 25 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2020 04:52:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 26 Oct 5:52 pm (GMT -11)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 23.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.3229°N / 159.7296°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dana (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
123 km (76 mi) SSE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
446 km (277 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
596 km (370 mi) SW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
6162 km (3829 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6162 km (3829 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Chernabura Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 8.3°C (47 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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 4.323 km123 Km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska, USAUSGS
M 4.323 kmSouth Of Alaska, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
215 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
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