Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 59 mi south of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, March 08, 2014 16:38:39
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 176 km depth
9 Mar 06:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 5 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Mar 2014 04:38:39 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, March 08, 2014 16:38:39
Depth: 175.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.3474°N / 174.2346°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (59 mi) S of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.7||176 km||94km S of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 2.7||176 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.