Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Bering Sea, 38 mi southeast of Oglodak Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, August 30, 2013 21:50:52
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Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 26 km depth
31 Aug 09:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2013 09:50:52 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, August 30, 2013 21:50:52
Depth: 25.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4941°N / 175.0561°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 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 5.2||26 km||97km SW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 5.3||26 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 5.4||10 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
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