Strong Earthquake Strikes SSW of Mt Veniaminof, Alaska
Posted by feww on June 1, 2016
M5.8 strikes 85km S of Chignik Lake, Alaska
Centered at 55.502°N, 158.538°W the quake struck at a depth of 35.8 km (22.3 mi), reported USGS/EHP.
Location: 55.502°N, 158.538°W
Time:2016-05-31 20:51:22 (UTC)
- 85.0 km (52.8 mi) SSW of Mt Veniaminof, Alaska
- 85.0 km (52.8 mi) S of Chignik Lake, Alaska
- 811.0 km (503.9 mi) SW of Anchorage, Alaska
- 846.0 km (525.7 mi) SW of Knik-Fairview, Alaska
Steam rising from the intracaldera cinder cone at Veniaminof volcano in the waning stages of the 1983 to 1984 eruption. Cooling lava flows fill a pit about 2.3×1.0 km that has been melted in the summit ice cap. Aerial view looking northeast. Photograph by M.E. Yount, U.S. Geological Survey, January 23, 1984.