Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 226km S of Atka, Alaska, on Friday, May 15, 2015 21:36:44
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 64 km depth
17 May 00:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 15 hours.
Date & time: 16 May 2015 09:36:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, May 15, 2015 21:36:44
Depth: 63.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.1633°N / 174.2688°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
252 km (157 mi) SE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||64 km||226km S of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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