Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 73km NE of Adak, Alaska, on Friday, May 16, 2014 03:02:14
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 180 km depth
16 May 23:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 hours.
Date & time: 16 May 2014 15:02:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, May 16, 2014 03:02:14
Depth: 179.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.4263°N / 176.0476°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Great Sitkin (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (46 mi) NNE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) WNW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||180 km||73km NE of Adak, 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.