Magnitude 4.8 - SOUTHERN ALASKA

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2006 July 27 13:18:01 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Magnitude4.8
Date-Time
  • Thursday, July 27, 2006 at 13:18:01 UTC
  • Thursday, July 27, 2006 at 05:18:01 AM at epicenter
Location61.168°N, 149.668°W
Depth34.2 km (21.3 miles)
RegionSOUTHERN ALASKA
Distances15 km (10 miles) ESE of Anchorage, Alaska
55 km (35 miles) SSW of Palmer, Alaska
70 km (45 miles) NW of Whittier, Alaska
915 km (570 miles) WNW of JUNEAU, Alaska
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 1.6 km (1.0 miles); depth +/- 1.1 km (0.7 miles)
ParametersNST=021, Nph=025, Dmin=9.4 km, Rmss=0.87 sec, Gp= 68°,
M-type=local magnitude (ML), Version=6
Source
Event IDak00067294
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Felt (IV) at Anchorage, Chugiak, Eagle River, Elmendorf AFB, Girdwood, Indian, Palme, Seward and Talkeetna; (III) at Fort Richardson, Kenai, Moose Pass, Pilot Station, Wasilla and Willow; (II) at Homer and Valdez. Also felt at Cooper Landing, Glennallen, Kasilof, Soldotna, Sterling and Tok.

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