Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 80km ESE of Atka, Alaska, on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 11:39:53
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in the US| Alaska | Alaska
Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 47 km depth
29 Jan 23:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Jan 2014 23:39:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 11:39:53
Depth: 47.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.8141°N / 173.2056°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Seguam (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (50 mi) ESE 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 2.3||47 km||80km ESE of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 2.3||47 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.