Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, 30 mi north of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, August 31, 2014 20:31:53
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 188 km depth
1 Sep 17:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 hours.
Date & time: 1 Sep 2014 08:31:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, August 31, 2014 20:31:53
Depth: 187.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.6291°N / 174.3263°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Korovin (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) N of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) ENE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||188 km||48km 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.