Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 97km S of Atka, Alaska, on Thursday, September 05, 2013 09:10:25
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 9 km depth
5 Sep 23:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 18 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Sep 2013 21:10:25 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, September 05, 2013 09:10:25
Depth: 8.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.3238°N / 174.3625°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) S of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||8.6 km||97km S 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.