Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Bering Sea, 44 mi southeast of Oglodak Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, August 30, 2013 22:06:14
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Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 26 km depth
31 Aug 10:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2013 10:06:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, August 30, 2013 22:06:14
Depth: 26.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4243°N / 174.9631°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 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||100km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 5.5||10 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 5.1||60 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
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