Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Bering Sea, 51 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, September 13, 2013 12:27:14
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Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 23 km depth
14 Sep 00:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Sep 2013 00:27:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, September 13, 2013 12:27:14
Depth: 23.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.5199°N / 174.6909°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (265 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.5||23 km||82km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 5.5||10 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 5.2||17 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
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