Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Bering Sea, 55 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, May 15, 2014 22:02:07
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 39 km depth
16 May 10:23 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 16 May 2014 10:02:07 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, May 15, 2014 22:02:07
Depth: 39.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.4903°N / 174.784°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||25 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 4.9||39 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 4.7||39 km||88km SSW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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