Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 63km SSE of Adak, Alaska, on Friday, January 03, 2014 12:36:49
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 43 km depth
4 Jan 01:19 UTC: First to report: USGS after 42 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Jan 2014 00:36:49 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, January 03, 2014 12:36:49
Depth: 42.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4006°N / 176.1701°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Moffett (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) SSE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 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||43 km||63km SSE 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.