Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, 17 mi south of Kagalaska Island, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, October 02, 2014 06:23:23
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 26 km depth
2 Oct 19:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Date & time: 2 Oct 2014 15:23:23 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, October 02, 2014 06:23:23
Depth: 25.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.561°N / 176.3817°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Moffett (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> 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||26 km||40km SSE of Adak, 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.