A large earthquake has struck along the Fox Islands / Aleutian Island chain off the Coast of Alaska.
Listed originally as a rare “double” earthquake, this earthquake measured in at M6.9 with a depth of 11.9km.
The location of the Earthquake is just 30 miles from Cleveland volcanic complex. Cleveland volcano has recently sent off a few ash plumes, thus this earthquake might be the sign of a coming larger eruption in the area.
Information on the earthquake from the USGS:
|Location/uncertainty||52.376°N 169.658°W± 6.2 km|
|Depth/uncertainty||11.9 km± 4.2|
|Origin Time||2015-07-27 04:49:44.120 UTC|
|Number of Stations||–|
|Number of Phases||144|
|Minimum Distance||85.83 km (0.77°)|
|Travel Time Residual||1.30 sec|
|FE Region||Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (9)|