Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 69km SW of Atka, Alaska, on Tuesday, December 03, 2013 15:02:12
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 40 km depth
4 Dec 04:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Dec 2013 03:02:12 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, December 03, 2013 15:02:12
Depth: 39.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.7466°N / 174.9118°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 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||40 km||69km SW 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.