Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Bering Sea, 25 mi southeast of Oglodak Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-08-15 21:13:24 -12:00
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 26 km depth
17 Aug 00:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 15 hours.
Date & time: 16 Aug 2015 09:13:24 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-15 21:13:24 -12:00
Depth: 25.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.6574°N / 175.1968°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (56 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||26 km||- 91km SW 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.