Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Bering Sea, 59 mi southeast of Chugul Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, August 30, 2013 21:54:13
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 25 km depth
31 Aug 10:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 26 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2013 09:54:13 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, August 30, 2013 21:54:13
Depth: 25.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.339°N / 174.8516°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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 5.0||25 km||105km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 5.2||10 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 5.2||10 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
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