Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Bering Sea, 68 mi south of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 00:39:16
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 23 km depth
23 Apr 20:27 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 hours.
Date & time: 23 Apr 2014 12:39:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 00:39:16
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.2851°N / 174.7904°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 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||23 km||109km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 2.7||23 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.