Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Bering Sea, 50 mi south of Oglodak Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, September 01, 2013 17:52:35
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 12 km depth
2 Sep 08:43 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 50 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Sep 2013 05:52:35 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, September 01, 2013 17:52:35
Depth: 11.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.3107°N / 175.0396°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km (71 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||12 km||114km 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.