Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - Bering Sea, 64 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, September 04, 2013 05:30:16
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Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
4 Sep 19:25 UTC: First to report: USGS after 14 hours.
Date & time: 4 Sep 2013 05:30:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, September 04, 2013 05:30:16
Depth: 4.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.3581°N / 174.8124°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (64 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 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||4.8 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska||USGS|
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