Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 67km SE of Atka, Alaska, on Saturday, May 17, 2014 16:35:39
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 16 km depth
18 May 08:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Date & time: 18 May 2014 04:35:39 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 17, 2014 16:35:39
Depth: 15.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.8092°N / 173.4377°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Atka (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) SE of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||16 km||67km SE of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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