Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 65km W of Atka, Alaska, on Thursday, May 21, 2015 04:14:33
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 62 km depth
21 May 18:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: 21 May 2015 13:14:33 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, May 21, 2015 04:14:33
Depth: 61.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.2162°N / 175.165°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Koniuji (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) W of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) ENE 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||62 km||65km W of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.