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M 5.4 quake: 21km SW of Akutan, Alaska (USA) on Sat, 14 Sep 13h25

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 77 km depth
M 5.4 quake: 21km SW of Akutan, Alaska (USA) on Sat, 14 Sep 13h25
M 5.4 quake: 21km SW of Akutan, Alaska (USA) on Sat, 14 Sep 13h25

Earthquake data (USGS):

Date & Time: Sat, 14 Sep 13:25:54 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-09-14 04:25:54 -09:00
Hypocenter depth: 77.2 km
Magnitude (Richter scale): 5.4

Latest  "I-felt-it" reports  about this quake:

  • Akutan teacher housing.: Pretty unsettling. We thought it was the ferry hitting harder than usual against the dock. My animals were concerned. Lights swinging and dishes rattling. A little hard to walk in house. (MMI V (Moderate shaking))
  • Amanak island: I was awake and in bed. Felt slight trembling then more abrupt shaking. No damage to report. (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • Southwest Anchorage, AK: Slept through it. (not felt)
  • Portland: I was on a boat the Royal Viking at Akutan harbor. Been on two other boats when I felt the shutter. San Pedro harbor California, and Ohau Hawaii. It's different but I knew what it was. (MMI IV (Light shaking))
  • Anchorage: Never felt it (not felt)

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