Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.6 - 127 Km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska, USA, domingo, 27 sep. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.6 - 127 Km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska, USA, domingo, 27 sep. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 14 km depth

27 Sep 04:18 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 6 minutos.
27 Sep 04:32: Magnitud recalculada de 5.2 a 5.6. Profundidad recalculada de 34.0 a 13.8 km (de 21 a 8.6 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 53 km (33 mi) al NNW.
Fecha & hora: 27 Sep 2020 04:12:17 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 26 Sep 7:12 pm (GMT -9)
Magnitud: 5.6
Profundidad: 13.8 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 51,9341°N / 169,7665°W (Alaska, Estados Unidos)
Volcán mas cercano: Herbert (145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km al SSW de Nikolski (pop: 18)
306 km al SW de Unalaska (pop: 4,490)
362 km al SW de Akutan (pop: 1,040)
471 km al E de Adak (pop: 332)
589 km al SW de Cold Bay (pop: 123)
603 km al WSW de King Cove (pop: 1,010)
718 km al WSW de Sand Point (pop: 1,060)
2326 km al W de Juneau (pop: 32,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 8.4°C (47 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from NNW
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 1,6 x 1013 joules (4,4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0,2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.614 km127 Km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska, USAUSGS
M 5.719 kmFox Islands, Aleutian Islands, USAGFZ
M 5.810 kmFox Islands, Aleutian Islands, USAEMSC
M 5.940 kmFox Islands, Aleutian Islands, USABMKG
M 5.636 kmFox Islands, Aleutian Islands, USAGeoAu

User reports for this quake (5)

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884.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Wasn't sure if it was an earthquake I felt. Felt table I was leaning on when sitting still next to it, and it did a shaking-vibrating motion for only 2 seconds. Looked back on the history of earthquakes near me that could have been felt to see if it could have been an earthquake that I really experienced, and it said I could have felt this one. The time aligns when I felt the table shake/vibrate. | 3 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)
FULLERTON (4565.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Mississippi / Violent shaking (MMI IX) / vibration and rolling : PLEASE READ!!! I’ve had dreams and visions in Advance that a short time later,PLEASE don’t ignore. I just dreamt today at around 4:00 CST that a very higher Earthquake is coming. It occurs in the daytime after a lull in activity the previous night. It will begin in New Mexico and go down a fault line all the way to San Francisco. It will buckle roadways very VERY badly. The roadways in I believe San Francisco... afterward people were living in campers everywhere. I apologize any inconvenienc | 2 users found this interesting.
Lacey, WA / not felt
Reno nv / not felt
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Aftershocks of the M 5.6 terremoto: 127 Km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska, USA Sun, 27 Sep 04h12

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 10 oct 2020 06:41 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    38,3 km (23,8 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 sep 2020 01:15 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 sep 2020 02:44 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 sep 2020 10:51 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10,6 km (6,6 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 sep 2020 08:17 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    39,4 km (24,5 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 sep 2020 06:36 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    23,5 km (14,6 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.6 - 127 Km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska, USA, domingo, 27 sep. 2020

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