Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Bering Sea, 23 mi south of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-07-18 04:20:28 -09:00
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 51 km depth
18 Jul 14:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 50 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Jul 2015 13:20:28 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2015-07-18 04:20:28 -09:00
Depth: 51.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.5507°N / 176.7526°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Moffett (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||51 km||- 37km S of Adak, Alaska||USGS|
|M 5.1||54 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 5.1||41 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 25 Aug 2015 20:41 UTC| M 2.7 |41.2 km (25.6 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 12 Aug 2015 06:28 UTC| M 2.0 |43.3 km (26.9 mi) depth|7 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details