Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, 54 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, September 03, 2013 18:16:50

Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, 54 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, September 03, 2013 18:16:50

Strong magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 25 km depth

4 Sep 06:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Sep 2013 06:16:50 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, September 03, 2013 18:16:50
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 25.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.503°N / 174.798°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.925 km87km SSW of Atka, AlaskaUSGS
M 5.727 kmAndreanof Islands, Aleutian IslandsGFZ
M 5.610 kmANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.EMSC

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