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Largest earthquakes in or near False Pass, Alaska, USA, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 28, 2022 10:52 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 8
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 7 and 8
  • 42 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 177 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, False Pass has had 1 quake of magnitude 8.6, 4 quakes between 7.0 and 8.0, 42 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 177 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.3 | North Pacific Ocean, 52 mi SE of Unalaska, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA -

Strongest quake: Mag. 8.6 | 154 mi E of Unalaska, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (224 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Jul 31, 2022 4:36 pm (GMT -8) (Aug 1, 2022 00:36 GMT)
5.3

43 km
75 km (47 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 52 mi southeast of Unalaska, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA 1 reportMore
Feb 3, 2022 12:53 pm (GMT -11) (Feb 3, 2022 23:53 GMT)
5.4

35 km
108 km (67 mi)61 mi southeast of King Cove, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA 1 reportMore
Sep 9, 2021 8:23 am (GMT -11) (Sep 9, 2021 19:23 GMT)
5.1

22 km
130 km (81 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 126 mi east of Unalaska, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA More
Jan 24, 2021 12:16 pm (GMT -9) (Jan 24, 2021 21:16 GMT)
5.1

35 km
83 km (52 mi)19 mi southeast of Cherni Island, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA 1 reportMore
Jan 10, 2021 10:19 pm (GMT -9) (Jan 11, 2021 07:19 GMT)
5.1

36 km
87 km (54 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 78 mi east of Akutan, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA 1 reportMore
Nov 4, 2020 3:23 am (GMT -9) (Nov 4, 2020 12:23 GMT)
5.0

44 km
98 km (61 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 55 mi southeast of Akutan, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA More
Aug 13, 2020 06:39 GMT
5.7

10.4 km
148 km (92 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 120 mi east of Unalaska, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA More
Aug 8, 2020 14:42 GMT
5.5

42 km
61 km (38 mi)42 mi east of King Cove, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA More
Aug 5, 2020 16:17 GMT
5.2

4.8 km
115 km (71 mi)55 mi southeast of King Cove, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA More
Aug 4, 2020 12:47 GMT
5.2

44 km
58 km (36 mi)31 mi south of Wosnesenski Island, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA 2 reportsMore
Jul 28, 2020 08:03 GMT
6.1

41 km
83 km (52 mi)24 mi southeast of Wosnesenski Island, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA 7 reportsMore
2019-02-15 11:54:17 -11:00 (Feb 15, 2019 22:54 GMT)
5.1

35 km
98 km (61 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 148 mi east of Unalaska, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA More
2018-12-30 15:35:37 -11:00 (Dec 31, 2018 02:35 GMT)
6.0

31 km
115 km (71 mi)39 mi southeast of Cherni Island, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA 9 reportsMore
Nov 20, 2018 05:42 GMT
5.2

10 km
104 km (65 mi)59 mi southeast of King Cove, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA More
Oct 30, 2018 09:30 GMT
5.0

10 km
58 km (36 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 105 mi east of Unalaska, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA More
2018-07-20 20:58:39 -11:00 (Jul 21, 2018 07:58 GMT)
5.4

9.9 km
122 km (76 mi)64 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA 1 reportMore
2018-07-19 03:16:26 -11:00 (Jul 19, 2018 14:16 GMT)
6.0

17 km
129 km (80 mi)62 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA 1 reportMore
Feb 27, 2018 02:31 GMT
5.1

10 km
112 km (70 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 90 mi east of Unalaska, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA More
Aug 10, 2017 22:28 GMT
5.0

10 km
117 km (73 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 124 mi east of Unalaska, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA More
2017-05-27 20:37:08 -11:00 (May 28, 2017 07:37 GMT)
5.0

10 km
185 km (115 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 104 mi southeast of King Cove, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA More
Nov 23, 2016 22:15 GMT
5.0

10 km
11 km (6.8 mi)38 mi northeast of King Cove, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.2 x 1017 joules (1.5 x 105 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 108 tons of TNT or 7830.7 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: False Pass, AK, USA (FALS/AK network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station False Pass, AK, USA: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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False Pass Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in False Pass?

The last earthquake in False Pass occurred 8 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 52 mi southeast of Unalaska, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, Jul 31, 2022 at 4:36 pm (GMT -8).

How many quakes were there in False Pass since 1900?

Since 1900, False Pass, Alaska, USA had 224 quakes up to magnitude 8.6.

What was the strongest quake in False Pass since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in False Pass since 1900 occurred 77 years ago: Major magnitude 8.6 earthquake - 154 mi east of Unalaska, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA, on Monday, April 1, 1946 at 12:29 GMT.

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