Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Bering Sea, 31 mi north of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 17:19:53
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 141 km depth
27 Aug 18:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 13 hours.
Date & time: 27 Aug 2014 05:19:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 17:19:53
Depth: 140.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.6336°N / 174.3027°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Korovin (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (31 mi) N of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) ENE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||141 km||49km N 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.