Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 159km SSE of Atka, Alaska, on Saturday, August 23, 2014 02:22:48
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 1 km depth
24 Aug 00:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 10 hours.
Date & time: 23 Aug 2014 14:22:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, August 23, 2014 02:22:48
Depth: 0.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.7911°N / 173.7465°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
159 km (99 mi) SSE of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.2||0.8 km||159km SSE 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 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.