Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 76km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska, on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 21:20:48
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 29 km depth
27 Aug 18:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 hours.
Date & time: 27 Aug 2014 09:20:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 21:20:48
Depth: 28.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.2159°N / 177.8904°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Takawangha (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km (71 mi) SW 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||29 km||76km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, 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.