Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Bering Sea, 37 mi southeast of Oglodak Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, August 31, 2013 06:59:53
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 39 km depth
31 Aug 19:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2013 18:59:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, August 31, 2013 06:59:53
Depth: 39.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4915°N / 175.0985°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||39 km||99km SW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 5.0||10 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 4.8||80 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
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