Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 119km SSW of Atka, Alaska, on Friday, August 30, 2013 21:38:11
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 43 km depth
1 Sep 04:53 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 hours.
Date & time: 31 Aug 2013 09:38:11 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, August 30, 2013 21:38:11
Depth: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.2063°N / 174.8559°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||43 km||119km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.