Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 32km ESE of Adak, Alaska, on Friday, September 19, 2014 17:11:46
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 63 km depth
21 Sep 01:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 hours.
Date & time: 20 Sep 2014 02:11:46 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, September 19, 2014 17:11:46
Depth: 62.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.7766°N / 176.2177°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Great Sitkin (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||63 km||32km ESE of Adak, 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.