Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 87km SSW of Atka, Alaska on Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Bering Sea, 48 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, September 03, 2013 14:32:33

Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Bering Sea, 48 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, September 03, 2013 14:32:33

Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 40 km depth

4 Sep 02:37 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Sep 2013 02:32:33 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, September 03, 2013 14:32:33
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 39.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.5917°N / 174.7596°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 6.540 km77km SSW of Atka, AlaskaUSGS
M 6.510 kmAndreanof Islands, Aleutian IslandsGFZ
M 6.540 kmSSW of Atka, AlaskaGeoAu

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