Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - 75 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA, on Friday, Aug 5, 2022 at 8:30 pm (GMT -11) -

Updated: Mon, Aug 8, 2022 07:08 GMT -
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Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - 75 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA, on Friday, Aug 5, 2022 at 8:30 pm (GMT -11) Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - 75 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA, on Friday, Aug 5, 2022 at 8:30 pm (GMT -11)

Light magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 41 km depth

6 Aug 07:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
6 Aug 07:41: Now using data updates from USGS
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Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 6, 2022 07:30:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Aug 5, 2022 at 8:30 pm (GMT -11)
Depth40.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude54.2755°N / 160.9206°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Antipode54.276°S / 19.079°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoDutton (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities121 km (75 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
125 km (78 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
154 km (95 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
173 km (108 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
193 km (120 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
214 km (133 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 11.8°C (53 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.941 km121 Km SSW of Sand Point, AlaskaUSGS
3.941 kmAlaska PeninsulaRaspberryShake

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