Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 33km SSW of Adak, Alaska, on Tuesday, May 06, 2014 05:49:34
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 26 km depth
6 May 20:59 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Date & time: 6 May 2014 17:49:34 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, May 06, 2014 05:49:34
Depth: 25.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.5852°N / 176.7678°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Moffett (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) SSW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.6||26 km||33km SSW of Adak, Alaska||USGS|
|M 2.6||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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.