Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 7km NNE of Adak, Alaska, on Sunday, January 05, 2014 23:39:53
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 73 km depth
6 Jan 17:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 hours.
Date & time: 6 Jan 2014 09:39:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, January 05, 2014 23:39:53
Depth: 73.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.9374°N / 176.6098°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Adagdak (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) NNE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) W 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||73 km||7km NNE 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.