Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Bering Sea, 62 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, August 31, 2013 07:30:27
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 29 km depth
31 Aug 07:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2013 07:30:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, August 31, 2013 07:30:27
Depth: 28.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4231°N / 174.9309°W (Bering Sea, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
447 km (278 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||10 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 5.2||10 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 5.2||29 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||USGS|
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