Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 65km SE of Adak, Alaska, on Monday, December 16, 2013 03:03:54
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
16 Dec 20:09 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: 16 Dec 2013 15:03:54 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Monday, December 16, 2013 03:03:54
Depth: 15.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4006°N / 176.1042°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Adagdak (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) SE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SW 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||15 km||65km SE 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.