Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 52km ESE of Adak, Alaska, on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 08:54:15
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 48 km depth
17 Dec 19:36 UTC: First to report: USGS after 42 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Dec 2013 18:54:15 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 08:54:15
Depth: 47.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.6346°N / 176.0022°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Great Sitkin (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> 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||48 km||52km ESE 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.