Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - 48km SSW of Atka, Alaska, on Saturday, May 17, 2014 15:41:20
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 14 km depth
18 May 07:57 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 hours.
Date & time: 18 May 2014 00:41:20 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 17, 2014 15:41:20
Depth: 14.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.8056°N / 174.502°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 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||14 km||48km SSW 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.