Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Bering Sea, 56 mi south of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, September 04, 2013 11:54:02
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 27 km depth
5 Sep 00:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Sep 2013 23:54:02 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, September 04, 2013 11:54:02
Depth: 27.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4297°N / 174.5901°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (56 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||33 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 4.8||27 km||89km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 5.0||22 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
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