Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, 52 mi south of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, February 27, 2014 18:55:19
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 42 km depth
27 Feb 20:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Feb 2014 18:55:19 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, February 27, 2014 18:55:19
Depth: 42.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.1673°N / 176.2405°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Moffett (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (52 mi) SSE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||42 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska||USGS|
|M 2.9||42 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.