Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 44km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska, on Thursday, August 07, 2014 09:24:38
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
7 Aug 21:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 45 minutes.
Date & time: 7 Aug 2014 18:24:38 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, August 07, 2014 09:24:38
Depth: 14.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.574°N / 177.7336°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Takawangha (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (51 mi) WSW of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||15 km||44km SE of Tanaga Volcano, 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.