Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Bering Sea, 20 mi southeast of Oglodak Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 31 August 2013 at 07:04 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
31 Aug 07:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2013 07:04:05 UTC
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.78°N / 175.13°W (Bering Sea, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) E of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.1||10 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 5.0||15 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
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