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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA on Monday, 1 May 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA on Monday, 1 May 2017

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.5 quake: SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA, 1 May 2017 12h31, which had occurred 1 hour 46 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA on Monday, 1 May 2017
1 May 14:22 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 4 minutes.
May 1 14:24: Magnitude recalculée de 6.2 à 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.0 à 3.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.0 à 2.0 km.
May 1 14:28: Magnitude recalculée de 6.3 à 6.4.
May 1 14:37: Magnitude recalculée de 6.4 à 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 à 10.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 à 2.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 1 May 2017 14:18 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.79°N / 136.39°W (Canada)
Nearest volcano: Alligator Lake (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km SW de Whitehorse (pop: 23,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 1 May 14:18 UTCM 6.0 / 2 km SOUTHEASTERN ALASKAEMSC
Mon, 1 May 14:18 UTCM 6.3 / 20 km- 84km WNW of Skagway, AlaskaUSGS
Mon, 1 May 14:18 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmSoutheastern AlaskaGFZ
Mon, 1 May 14:18 UTCM 6.2 / 9.8 kmCanada [Land]INGV

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Juneau, AK (199 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
juneau (205.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Whitehorse / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Juneau AK / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt swaying at first then a wave of strong shaking. One at 4:34am and another earthquake at 6:24am.
Faro yukon / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Whitehorse (129.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Whitehorse, yukon / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Juneau Ak (186.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Juneau (United States, 206 km SE of epicenter) : Here in Juneau Alaska (reported through EMSC)
Whitehorse (Canada, 136 km NE of epicenter) : Aftershock was expected; but we did not expect it to be stronger than the initial quake (reported through EMSC)
Whitehorse (Canada, 136 km NE of epicenter) : The hard shaking seemed shorter than the first quake but the swaying and rolling seemed longer. Trees were swaying and bird feader swinging on the pole hook. (reported through EMSC)
Pelican (United States, 206 km S of epicenter) : There is an earth scope monitoring station near my home (reported through EMSC)

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA on Monday, 1 May 2017

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