Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 111 mi south of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, March 27, 2014 03:14:05
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 26 km depth
27 Mar 16:53 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 39 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Mar 2014 15:14:05 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, March 27, 2014 03:14:05
Depth: 25.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.2755°N / 176.3817°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Moffett (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
179 km (111 mi) S of Adak (pop: 332) --> 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||26 km||179km S of Adak, Alaska||USGS|
|M 2.9||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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.