Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, on Monday, September 23, 2013 17:05:03
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 227 km depth
23 Sep 17:21 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Sep 2013 17:05:03 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Monday, September 23, 2013 17:05:03
Depth: 227.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.2237°N / 174.5354°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Atka (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) W of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) ENE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||227 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.