Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 87 mi southeast of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, August 31, 2013 01:45:40
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
1 Sep 03:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 14 hours.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2013 13:45:40 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, August 31, 2013 01:45:40
Depth: 4.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.2496°N / 174.8714°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
115 km (71 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||4.9 km||115km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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