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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 90km SSW of Atka, Alaska on Saturday, 31 August 2013

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 106km SSW of Atka, Alaska on Saturday, 31 August 2013

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - 106km SSW of Atka, Alaska on Saturday, 31 August 2013
Date & time: Sat, 31 Aug 06:38:36 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, August 30, 2013 18:38:36
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 17.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.3556°N / 174.9259°W
Nearest volcano: Sergief (68 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 31 Aug
Sat, 31 Aug 06:38 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmAndreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 31 Aug 06:38 UTCM 5.9 / 60 km ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 31 Aug 06:38 UTCM 5.9 / 17 kmSSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]GeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
atka / MMI IX (Violent shaking): wierd
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 31 Aug 06:42 UTCM 3.8 / 25.8 km - [info] (97 km)124km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 06:43 UTCM 4.9 / 10.1 km - [info] (79 km)113km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 06:43 UTCM 5.5 / 27.6 km - [info] (68 km)108km ESE of Adak, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 06:51 UTCM 4.3 / 24.8 km - [info] (123 km)148km SE of Adak, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 06:54 UTCM 4.5 / 36.9 km - [info] (75 km)105km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 07:04 UTCM 5.0 / 15 km - [info] (60 km) ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.[Map]EMSC
Sat, 31 Aug 07:04 UTCM 4.8 / 32.6 km - [info] (62 km)102km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 07:14 UTCM 4.3 / 24 km - [info] (85 km)111km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 07:30 UTCM 5.2 / 28.6 km - [info] (70 km)ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 08:02 UTCM 4.2 / 34.3 km - [info] (72 km)111km ESE of Adak, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 08:16 UTCM 4.0 / 35.3 km - [info] (89 km)118km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 08:31 UTCM 3.9 / 24.6 km - [info] (99 km)119km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 08:36 UTCM 4.0 / 25.3 km - [info] (104 km)130km SE of Adak, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 09:50 UTCM 5.2 / 25.5 km - [info] (59 km)97km SW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 09:54 UTCM 5.0 / 25.1 km - [info] (73 km)105km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 10:06 UTCM 5.2 / 26.1 km - [info] (67 km)100km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 11:11 UTCM 2.6 / 20.8 km - [info] (96 km)122km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 11:21 UTCM 3.0 / 16 km - [info] (84 km)Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 11:36 UTCM 3.8 / 24.9 km - [info] (68 km)90km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 13:04 UTCM 3.3 / 24.5 km - [info] (89 km)117km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 13:45 UTCM 3.0 / 4.9 km - [info] (89 km)115km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 14:46 UTCM 3.8 / 55.5 km - [info] (85 km)120km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 15:09 UTCM 2.7 / 13.9 km - [info] (90 km)120km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 18:59 UTCM 4.8 / 39.2 km - [info] (67 km)99km SW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 19:01 UTCM 5.2 / 29.3 km - [info] (63 km)100km SW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 19:42 UTCM 3.6 / 15.6 km - [info] (80 km)114km SW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sat, 31 Aug 20:36 UTCM 2.7 / 11.5 km - [info] (87 km)116km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sun, 1 Sep
Sun, 1 Sep 04:21 UTCM 3.1 / 25.6 km - [info] (44 km)86km SW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sun, 1 Sep 06:54 UTCM 3.1 / 5.4 km - [info] (87 km)115km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Sun, 1 Sep 11:40 UTCM 2.9 / 4.8 km - [info] (94 km)126km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Mon, 2 Sep (9 earthquakes)
Mon, 2 Sep 01:44 UTCM 3.1 / 25.6 km - [info] (66 km)99km ESE of Adak, Alaska[Map]USGS
Mon, 2 Sep 05:52 UTCM 2.8 / 11.5 km - [info] (82 km)114km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Mon, 2 Sep 09:59 UTCM 4.6 / 52.5 km - [info] (64 km)94km ESE of Adak, Alaska[Map]USGS
Mon, 2 Sep 10:02 UTCM 3.4 / 41.5 km - [info] (83 km)117km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Mon, 2 Sep 10:16 UTCM 2.7 / 4.3 km - [info] (89 km)122km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Mon, 2 Sep 11:41 UTCM 4.3 / 25.4 km - [info] (91 km)ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.[Map]USGS
Mon, 2 Sep 12:57 UTCM 4.0 / 25 km - [info] (75 km)108km ESE of Adak, Alaska[Map]USGS
Mon, 2 Sep 15:54 UTCM 4.7 / 35 km - [info] (78 km)119km ESE of Adak, Alaska[Map]USGS
Mon, 2 Sep 21:07 UTCM 4.5 / 25 km - [info] (98 km)124km SE of Adak, Alaska[Map]USGS
Tue, 3 Sep
Tue, 3 Sep 00:54 UTCM 2.6 / 34 km - [info] (71 km)Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska[Map]USGS
Tue, 3 Sep 08:56 UTCM 4.2 / 26.6 km - [info] (67 km)89km ESE of Adak, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 4 Sep (9 earthquakes)
Wed, 4 Sep 02:32 UTCM 6.5 / 39.9 km - [info] (67 km)77km SSW of Atka, Alaska
[Map]
USGS
london / MMI IX (Violent shaking): it brucked me up
Wed, 4 Sep 02:46 UTCM 3.1 / 25.5 km - [info] (82 km)100km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 4 Sep 03:06 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (72 km) ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 4 Sep 03:06 UTCM 4.7 / 200 km - [info]Kasatochi (8 km) - Aleutian Islands, USA ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 4 Sep 03:43 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (61 km) ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.[Map]EMSC
Wed, 4 Sep 04:16 UTCM 5.5 / 34.6 km - [info] (46 km)78km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 4 Sep 05:15 UTCM 5.2 / 44.8 km - [info] (50 km)80km SW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 4 Sep 05:30 UTCM 2.8 / 4.8 km - [info] (78 km)Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska[Map]USGS
Wed, 4 Sep 06:16 UTCM 5.9 / 25.2 km - [info] (78 km)87km SSW of Atka, Alaska[Map]USGS

 

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