Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 150 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (USA) on Thursday, 13 August 2020
13 Aug 21:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 14 hours.
Depth: 9.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.4725°N / 163.7825°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Westdahl (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
150 km (93 mi) SE of Akutan (pop: 1000)
187 km (116 mi) SE of Unalaska (pop: 4,500)
188 km (117 mi) SE of Dutch Harbor (pop: 4,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 13 Aug 06:59 UTC||M 2.8 / 9.8 km||150 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.