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Mag 6.2 Earthquake, 100km (62mi) NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska

  1. Apr 2, 2016 #1

    Astronuc

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    Earthquake strikes remote region of Alaska
    http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/02/americas/alaska-earthquake/index.html

    M6.2 - 100km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (Near Jaw Mountain)
    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/ak13226799#general_region

    A swarm is also associated with this event.

    2016-04-02 05:50:00 (UTC)
    Location: Lat 57.026 °N, Long 157.897 °W
    Depth: 17.9 km (11.1 mi)

    Pavlof Volcano (about 190 miles from Jaw Mountain)
    Lat 55.4173° N, Long 161.8937° W
     
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  3. Apr 5, 2016 #2

    Astronuc

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    There's been numerous aftershocks, mostly in the Mag 4.# range, in the vicinity of the Mag 6.2
     
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