Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 108km SSW of Atka, Alaska, on Saturday, September 28, 2013 06:48:18
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 3 km depth
28 Sep 19:41 UTC: First to report: USGS after 53 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Sep 2013 18:48:18 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, September 28, 2013 06:48:18
Depth: 2.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.3589°N / 175.0171°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) ESE 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||2.9 km||108km SSW of Atka, 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.