Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 58km SSW of Adak, Alaska, on Friday, December 06, 2013 05:42:31
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 42 km depth
6 Dec 16:39 UTC: First to report: USGS after 57 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Dec 2013 15:42:31 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, December 06, 2013 05:42:31
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.3986°N / 177.0032°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kanaga (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (36 mi) SSW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> 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||42 km||58km SSW of Adak, 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.