Magnitude 6.6 - ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS., ALASKA

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2008 April 16 05:54:19 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.6
Date-Time
Location51.889°N, 179.189°W
Depth13 km (8.1 miles) set by location program
RegionANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS., ALASKA
Distances70 km (45 miles) N of Amatignak Island, Alaska
75 km (45 miles) W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska
2055 km (1280 miles) WSW of Anchorage, Alaska
2895 km (1800 miles) W of JUNEAU, Alaska
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 3.7 km (2.3 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=310, Nph=310, Dmin=172.6 km, Rmss=0.89 sec, Gp= 25°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2008qxam
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  • The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 70 km (40 miles) W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska, 75 km (45 miles) N of Amatignak Island, Alaska, 2055 km (1270 miles) WSW of Anchorage, Alaska at 10:54 PM MST, Apr 15, 2008 (7:54 PM AHST in Aleutian Islands). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. This earthquake is located in a remote area and no damage or casualties are expected.

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