Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Bering Sea, 56 mi south of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on 2015-08-28 20:24:28 -12:00
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 17 km depth
29 Aug 15:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 hours.
Date & time: 29 Aug 2015 08:24:28 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2015-08-28 20:24:28 -12:00
Depth: 16.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.3956°N / 174.3492°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) S of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||17 km||- 89km S of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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