Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, 36 mi southeast of Oglodak Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, August 30, 2013 08:46:33
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 26 km depth
30 Aug 16:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Aug 2013 16:42:43 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, August 30, 2013 08:46:33
Depth: 25.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.5101°N / 175.1151°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Buzzard Creek (161 km / 100 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||26 km||98km SW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.