Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Bering Sea, 56 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, August 30, 2013 09:31:37
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 31 km depth
30 Aug 22:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 46 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Aug 2013 21:31:37 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, August 30, 2013 09:31:37
Depth: 30.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4929°N / 174.8569°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||31 km||90km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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