Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 99km SW of Atka, Alaska, on Sunday, September 01, 2013 01:07:27
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 26 km depth
1 Sep 21:59 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 hours.
Date & time: 1 Sep 2013 13:07:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, September 01, 2013 01:07:27
Depth: 25.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.5792°N / 175.253°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||26 km||99km SW 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.