Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 175km S of Atka, Alaska, on Sunday, May 31, 2015 21:08:44
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 164 km depth
1 Jun 18:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 hours.
Date & time: 1 Jun 2015 09:08:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, May 31, 2015 21:08:44
Depth: 164.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.6229°N / 174.2581°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
175 km (109 mi) S of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||164 km||175km S of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.