Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 47km S of Adak, Alaska, on Saturday, March 22, 2014 08:56:22
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 26 km depth
22 Mar 22:43 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: 22 Mar 2014 17:56:22 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, March 22, 2014 08:56:22
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4558°N / 176.5895°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Moffett (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) S of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) WSW 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
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|M 2.3||26 km||47km S of Adak, Alaska||USGS|
|M 2.3||26 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.