Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Bering Sea, 54 mi southeast of Oglodak Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, August 31, 2013 08:36:28
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 12 km depth
1 Sep 02:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 hours.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2013 20:36:28 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, August 31, 2013 08:36:28
Depth: 11.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.2672°N / 174.966°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
116 km (72 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||12 km||116km 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.