Terremoto moderato mag. 4.8 - Gulf of Alaska, 54 km a sud da Wosnesenski , Borough delle Aleutine orientali, Alaska, Stati Uniti, sábbato, 06 febbraio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.8 - Gulf of Alaska, 54 km a sud da Wosnesenski , Borough delle Aleutine orientali, Alaska, Stati Uniti, sábbato, 06 febbraio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.8 at 50 km depth

6 Feb 18:54 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 15 minuti.
6 Feb 19:01: Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 1.3 km (0.8 mi) al NNW.
6 Feb 19:56: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.9 a 5.1. Profondità ricalcolata da 95.0 a 60.0 km (da 59 a 37 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 32 km (20 mi) al ENE.
6 Feb 20:04: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: USGS
Update Sat, 6 Feb 2021, 19:00
Moderate magnitude 4.9 quake hits 10 miles northeast of King Cove, Alaska, United States in the morning
4.9 quake 6 Feb 9:39 am (GMT -9)
4.9 quake 6 Feb 9:39 am (GMT -9)
Just 20 minutes ago, a 4.9-magnitude earthquake struck near King Cove, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Saturday 6 February 2021 at 9:39 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 59 miles below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in King Cove (pop. 1000) located 10 miles from the epicenter, and Cold Bay (pop. 120) 26 miles away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include False Pass (pop. 40) located 55 miles from the epicenter, and Sand Point (pop. 1,100) 64 miles away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 6 Feb 2021 18:39:50 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Saturday, 6 Feb 2021 09:39 (GMT -9)
Magnitudine: 4.8
Profondità: 50.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 54.7143°N / 161.2781°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, Stati Uniti)
Vulcano più vicino: Dutton (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km ESE da King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> Vedi sismi vicini
85 km SO da Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> Vedi sismi vicini
106 km ESE da Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> Vedi sismi vicini
138 km E da False Pass (pop: 40) --> Vedi sismi vicini
143 km S da Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> Vedi sismi vicini
190 km SO da Perryville (pop: 113) --> Vedi sismi vicini
233 km SO da Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> Vedi sismi vicini
248 km SO da Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> Vedi sismi vicini
298 km ENE da Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> Vedi sismi vicini
354 km ENE da Isola di Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.850 km77 Km ESE of King Cove, Alaska, USAUSGS
4.947 kmAlaska Peninsula, USAGFZ
4.846 kmALASKA PENINSULA, USAEMSC

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