Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit Fox Islands, Aleutian Island, Alaska

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A very strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake occurred near the Fox Islands (Aleutian Islands), Alaska on August 10, 2012 at 18:37 UTC according to USGS. The epicenter is located 90 km ESE from Nikoloski, the nearest island (52.691°N, 167.484°W). The epicenter of the earthquake was almost below the steep submarine subduction slopes at depth of 13.1 km (8.1 miles).

EMSC reported M5.9 and GEOFON registered M6.1. There was no tsunami and no damage report.

Live Seismic Data from ADK – Aleutian Islands, Alaska

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