Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, 56 mi south of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 12:51:16
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 15 km depth
10 Sep 18:21 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: 10 Sep 2013 12:51:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 12:51:16
Depth: 14.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.3887°N / 174.1856°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) S of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||15 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska||USGS|
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