Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 194km SSE of Atka, Alaska on Saturday, 7 March 2015
Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 170 mi southeast of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, March 07, 2015 01:18:24
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Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
7 Mar 15:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 52 minutes.
Date & time: 7 Mar 2015 13:18:24 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, March 07, 2015 01:18:24
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.5374°N / 173.3253°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
194 km (121 mi) SSE of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) SW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.7||10 km||194km SSE of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 5.7||10 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 5.7||10 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 04 Apr 2015 11:07 UTC| M 4.5 |2 km (1.2 mi) depth|36 km (22 mi) distance| EMSC | Details
- 21 Mar 2015 11:10 UTC| M 5.0 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|37 km (23 mi) distance| GFZ | Details