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Alaska: Magnitude 6.6 Quake Strikes Fox Islands

Posted by feww on October 2, 2009

Details are still coming in … As of posting, USGS had not reported this event.

GFZ Potsdam – Earthquake Bulletin

Region: Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands
Time: 2009-10-02 01:15:25.3 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Epicenter: 170.54°W 53.35°N
Depth: 10 km
Status: automatic

Earthquake Location Map. Source:  GFZ Potsdam – Earthquake Bulletin. Image may be subject to copyright.

fox islands eq location
Earthquake Location – Google maps. Image may be subject to copyright.

About 7 minutes before the above event occurred, a magnitude 6.3 shock struck Tonga region near 16.579°S, 173.274°W,  at a depth of 10 km.

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3 Responses to “Alaska: Magnitude 6.6 Quake Strikes Fox Islands”

  1. feww said

    https://feww.wordpress.com/2011/06/24/powerful-quake-hits-fox-islands-alaska/#comment-14466

  2. feww said

    Powerful Quake Hits Fox Islands, Alaska — Posted by feww on June 24, 2011
    https://feww.wordpress.com/2011/06/24/powerful-quake-hits-fox-islands-alaska/

  3. feww said

    More Quakes in Alaska
    GFZ Potsdam – Earthquake Bulletin
    Region: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands
    Time: 2009-10-02 13:56:29.3 UTC
    Magnitude: 5.2
    Epicenter: 176.77°W 51.45°N
    Depth: 5 km
    Status: automatic

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