Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - Bering Sea, 51 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 5 September 2013 at 07:44 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
5 Sep 07:57 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Sep 2013 07:44:05 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.52°N / 174.7°W (Bering Sea, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kasatochi (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (51 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.3||10 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
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