Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 63 mi southeast of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, February 28, 2014 03:02:26

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 63 mi southeast of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, February 28, 2014 03:02:26

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 31 km depth

28 Feb 07:17 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Date & time: 28 Feb 2014 03:02:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, February 28, 2014 03:02:26
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 31.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.0449°N / 176.05°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Moffett (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) SSE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.931 kmAndreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, AlaskaUSGS
M 2.931 kmANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.EMSC

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