Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 106km SSW of Atka, Alaska on Wednesday, 4 September 2013
Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Bering Sea, 35 mi southeast of Oglodak Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, September 03, 2013 18:27:05
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Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
4 Sep 06:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Sep 2013 06:27:05 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, September 03, 2013 18:27:05
Depth: 32.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.5696°N / 174.9863°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
444 km (276 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 6.2||33 km||88km SW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 5.9||27 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 5.9||10 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 6.2||33 km||SW of Atka, Alaska||GeoAu|
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