Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 50km SW of Atka, Alaska, on Thursday, May 08, 2014 22:52:03
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 51 km depth
9 May 20:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 13 hours.
Date & time: 9 May 2014 07:52:03 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, May 08, 2014 22:52:03
Depth: 50.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.8425°N / 174.6516°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) E of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.2||51 km||50km SW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.