Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, 29 mi southeast of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 11:30:40
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 21 km depth
16 Oct 22:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 19 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Oct 2013 20:30:40 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 11:30:40
Depth: 20.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.9365°N / 173.6713°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Atka (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) SE of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||21 km||46km SE of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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