Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 52km ESE of Atka, Alaska, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 03:06:54
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 72 km depth
21 May 21:26 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 hours.
Date & time: 21 May 2014 12:06:54 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 03:06:54
Depth: 72.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.0223°N / 173.487°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Atka (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (33 mi) ESE of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||72 km||52km ESE 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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.