Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Bering Sea, 49 mi northeast of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 21:12:04
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 173 km depth
27 Mar 16:29 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 hours.
Date & time: 27 Mar 2014 09:12:04 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 21:12:04
Depth: 173.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.7325°N / 173.4348°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Korovin (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) NE of Atka (pop: 64) --> 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
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|M 2.7||173 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 2.7||173 km||79km NE of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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