Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Bering Sea, 40 mi south of Ikiginak Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, August 30, 2013 20:02:44
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 34 km depth
31 Aug 10:33 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2013 08:02:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, August 30, 2013 20:02:44
Depth: 34.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4228°N / 175.2251°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (68 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||34 km||111km ESE of Adak, Alaska||USGS|
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