Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Bering Sea, 28 mi southeast of Tannaga Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-08-26 18:05:21 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 45 km depth
27 Aug 05:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 5 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Aug 2015 03:05:21 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-26 18:05:21 -09:00
Depth: 44.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.5038°N / 177.4668°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Bobrof (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) SW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||45 km||- 62km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska||USGS|
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