Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Bering Sea, 62 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, September 07, 2013 23:20:44
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 24 km depth
8 Sep 11:49 UTC: First to report: USGS after 28 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Sep 2013 11:20:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, September 07, 2013 23:20:44
Depth: 23.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4091°N / 174.8746°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kasatochi (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) ESE 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 4.8||1 km||4.8 ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 4.8||44 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 4.8||24 km||99km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 4.7||40 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
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