Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Bering Sea, 49 mi south of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, September 14, 2013 05:09:03
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Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 16 km depth
14 Sep 17:15 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Sep 2013 17:09:03 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, September 14, 2013 05:09:03
Depth: 16.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.5293°N / 174.6197°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (49 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
422 km (262 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||16 km||79km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 5.2||30 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 5.2||10 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
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