Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 93 mi southeast of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-08-27 04:31:10 -12:00
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Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 40 km depth
27 Aug 18:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 39 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Aug 2015 16:31:10 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-27 04:31:10 -12:00
Depth: 40.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.2136°N / 174.7511°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
116 km (72 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||40 km||- 115km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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