Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 96km SSW of Atka, Alaska, on Thursday, September 05, 2013 01:40:27
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 26 km depth
5 Sep 23:16 UTC: First to report: USGS after 10 hours.
Date & time: 5 Sep 2013 13:40:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, September 05, 2013 01:40:27
Depth: 25.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4004°N / 174.7651°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||26 km||96km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.