Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Bering Sea, 70 mi southeast of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 10 August 2014 at 18:27 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
10 Aug 19:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 42 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Aug 2014 18:27:39 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.54°N / 172.94°W (Bering Sea, United States)
Nearest volcano: Seguam (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
113 km (70 mi) SE of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) E of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.0||10 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 5.0||10 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 5.0||27 km||118km SE of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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