Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 133 mi east of Unalaska, Aleutians West (CA), Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at 11:53 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 133 mi east of Unalaska, Aleutians West (CA), Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at 11:53 (GMT)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 5.9 at 10 km depth

27 Oct 12:02 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 10 minutes.
Oct 27 12:05: Magnitude recalculée de 5.5 à 5.6.
Oct 27 12:07: Magnitude recalculée de 5.6 à 5.8.
Oct 27 12:32: Magnitude recalculée de 5.8 à 5.9.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2016 11:53:17 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.63°N / 163.3°W (Océan Pacifique Nord, États-Unis)
Volcan le plus près: Isanotski (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
136 km S de False Pass (pop: 40) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
171 km SSO de King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
172 km ESE de Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
177 km SSO de Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
214 km E de Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
262 km SO de Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
296 km SSO de Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
368 km SO de Perryville (pop: 113) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
411 km SO de Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
426 km SO de Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
5.910 kmUnimak Island Region, AlaskaGFZ
5.817 km- 136km S of False Pass, AlaskaUSGS
6.010 kmUNIMAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKAEMSC

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (15 quakes):
  • 28 Nov 2016 17:46 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Nov 2016 15:33 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    38.3 km (23.8 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Nov 2016 22:01 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Nov 2016 19:56 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Nov 2016 19:40 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Nov 2016 07:44 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    24.3 km (15.1 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Nov 2016 15:29 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    63.8 km (39.6 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Oct 2016 08:36 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 27 Oct 2016 22:46 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Oct 2016 16:24 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    8.8 km (5.5 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Oct 2016 16:08 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    52.5 km (32.6 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Oct 2016 15:55 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Oct 2016 14:06 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Oct 2016 12:44 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 27 Oct 2016 12:00 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    5.5 km (3.4 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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