Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 161 mi southeast of Saint Paul, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 16 Dec 2020 7:52 pm (GMT -10) -

Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 161 mi southeast of Saint Paul, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 16 Dec 2020 7:52 pm (GMT -10)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Dec 06:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 41 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Dec 2020 05:52:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 16 Dec 2020 7:52 pm (GMT -10)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.1801°N / 149.296°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
241 km (150 mi) SE of Chiniak (pop: 47) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) SE of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SE of Womens Bay (pop: 719) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) SE of Kodiak Station (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) ESE of Old Harbor (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) SE of Port Lions (pop: 197) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) SE of Aleneva (pop: 37) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) ESE of Akhiok (pop: 72) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) ESE of Larsen Bay (pop: 88) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) ESE of Karluk (pop: 37) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 5.1°C (41 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.010 km241 Km SE of Chiniak, Alaska, USAUSGS
3.010 kmGULF OF ALASKA, USAEMSC

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