Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 88km SW of Atka, Alaska, on Wednesday, October 02, 2013 16:47:01
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 47 km depth
3 Oct 18:04 UTC: First to report: USGS after 13 hours.
Date & time: 3 Oct 2013 04:47:01 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, October 02, 2013 16:47:01
Depth: 46.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.7259°N / 175.2419°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||47 km||88km SW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.