Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - Bering Sea, 53 mi south of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, September 04, 2013 17:43:40
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 24 km depth
5 Sep 05:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Sep 2013 05:43:40 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, September 04, 2013 17:43:40
Depth: 24.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4622°N / 174.5543°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (262 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.6||24 km||85km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 5.6||10 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 5.6||34 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
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