Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Bering Sea, 61 mi southeast of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, October 04, 2013 20:57:25
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 36 km depth
5 Oct 09:17 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Oct 2013 08:57:25 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, October 04, 2013 20:57:25
Depth: 36.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.57°N / 173.2069°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Seguam (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (61 mi) SE of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) E of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||25 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 4.9||40 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 5.0||36 km||97km SE of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 12 Oct 2013 00:49 UTC| M 2.2 |25.7 km (16 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 11 Oct 2013 18:50 UTC| M 2.1 |29.4 km (18.3 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 11 Oct 2013 10:47 UTC| M 4.3 |18.5 km (11.5 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details