Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 79km W of Atka, Alaska, on Wednesday, August 06, 2014 17:03:20
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 118 km depth
7 Aug 02:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Date & time: 7 Aug 2014 01:07:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 17:03:20
Depth: 118.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.1389°N / 175.3585°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Wrangell (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) W of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ENE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||118 km||79km W of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.