Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, 29 mi north of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, May 29, 2014 23:18:26
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 0 km depth
30 May 19:05 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 hours.
Date & time: 30 May 2014 11:18:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, May 29, 2014 23:18:26
Depth: 0.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.2834°N / 176.7983°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Adagdak (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) NNW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) W of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||0.4 km||45km NNW of Adak, Alaska||USGS|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.