Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Bering Sea, 46 mi southeast of Oglodak Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, August 30, 2013 17:18:37
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 29 km depth
31 Aug 05:49 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2013 05:18:37 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, August 30, 2013 17:18:37
Depth: 28.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.3999°N / 174.9639°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (280 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||29 km||103km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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