Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 123km SSW of Atka, Alaska, on Saturday, August 31, 2013 09:55:56
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 27 km depth
1 Sep 02:01 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2013 21:55:56 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, August 31, 2013 09:55:56
Depth: 26.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.1772°N / 174.9204°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.2||27 km||123km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.