Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - - 20km SSW of Atka, Alaska, on 2015-08-16 15:27:02 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 208 km depth
17 Aug 17:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 17 hours.
Date & time: 17 Aug 2015 00:27:02 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-16 15:27:02 -09:00
Depth: 208.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.0308°N / 174.3201°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Atka (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) E of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||208 km||- 20km SSW 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 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.