Alaska Hit by Powerful Earthquake
Posted by feww on July 27, 2015
M6.9 earthquake strikes Fox Islands, Alaska
Centered at 52.443°N, 169.597°W the quake struck at a depth of about 27.1 km, reported USGS/EHP.
The event was followed by at least a dozen significant aftershocks, as of posting.
NO tsunami danger from this earthquake.
- Magnitude: 6.9Mw
- Location: 52.443°N 169.597°W depth=27.1 km (16.8 mi)
- Time: 2015-07-27 04:49:46 (UTC)
- 73km (45mi) SW of Nikolski, Alaska
- 1,538km (956mi) WSW of Anchorage, Alaska