Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 90km ESE of Adak, Alaska, on Saturday, October 18, 2014 21:09:52
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 31 km depth
19 Oct 19:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 10 hours.
Date & time: 19 Oct 2014 09:09:52 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, October 18, 2014 21:09:52
Depth: 30.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.5971°N / 175.4371°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW 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||31 km||90km 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.