Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 83km SSW of Atka, Alaska on Sunday, 15 September 2013
Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Bering Sea, 49 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, September 15, 2013 04:21:36
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Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 22 km depth
15 Sep 16:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Sep 2013 16:21:36 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, September 15, 2013 04:21:36
Depth: 22.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.5462°N / 174.6779°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 6.2||30 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 6.1||22 km||79km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 6.0||33 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 6.1||22 km||SSW of Atka, Alaska||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake (1)
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