Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 144 mi southeast of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 15 September 2013 at 17:22 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 2 km depth
15 Sep 17:43 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Sep 2013 17:22:00 UTC
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.02°N / 175.1°W (North Pacific Ocean, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kasatochi (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
233 km (144 mi) SSE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||2 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
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