Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Bering Sea, 38 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, September 04, 2013 23:22:59
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 24 km depth
5 Sep 11:47 UTC: First to report: USGS after 24 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Sep 2013 11:22:59 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, September 04, 2013 23:22:59
Depth: 24.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.7546°N / 174.7226°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kasatochi (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) E of Adak (pop: 332) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.2||10 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 4.8||24 km||60km SW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 4.9||28 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 4.8||27 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
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