Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 16km WNW of Atka, Alaska, on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 04:36:06
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 173 km depth
24 Sep 19:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 hours.
Date & time: 24 Sep 2014 13:36:06 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 04:36:06
Depth: 172.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.2262°N / 174.4441°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Atka (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) W of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) ENE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||173 km||16km WNW 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.