Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Bering Sea, 19 mi northeast of Great Sitkin Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 23:17:15
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 248 km depth
23 Jan 17:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 hours.
Date & time: 23 Jan 2014 09:17:15 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 23:17:15
Depth: 247.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.2394°N / 175.7895°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kasatochi (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) NE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) W of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||248 km||71km NE of Adak, Alaska||USGS|
|M 2.8||248 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.