Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, 4452 mi northwest of Washington DC, Washington County, Washington DC, USA, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 7:13 pm (GMT -10) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Bering Sea, 4452 mi northwest of Washington DC, Washington County, Washington DC, USA, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 7:13 pm (GMT -10)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 37 km depth

14 Jan 05:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 26 minutes.
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Date & time: 14 Jan 2021 05:13:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 7:13 pm (GMT -10)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 37.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4861°N / 174.0844°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Atka (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) S of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
7165 km (4452 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
7165 km (4452 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Atka Island --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) ESE of Tannak Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -0.1°C (32 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 5 m/s (11 kts) from E
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.937 km79 Km S of Atka, Alaska, USAUSGS

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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, 4452 mi northwest of Washington DC, Washington County, Washington DC, USA, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 7:13 pm (GMT -10)
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