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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 161km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska on Wednesday, 24 May 2017
May 24 16:52: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 11.9 km.
Date & time: Wed, 24 May 16:36:01 UTC Local time at epicenter: 2017-05-24 05:36:01 -11:00 Magnitude: 5.8 Depth: 11.9 km Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.41°N / 166.6448°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Okmok (146 km) Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
Igneous or magmatic rocks: The most primitive rock type forms when magma (molten rock) solidifies - either inside the earth (plutonic rocks) or during volcanic eruptions (volcanic rocks). A short overview.
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