Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Bering Sea, 44 mi southeast of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 at 19:32 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 52 km depth
18 Nov 20:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 38 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Nov 2014 19:32:10 UTC
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.72°N / 173.52°W (Bering Sea, United States)
Nearest volcano: Atka (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) SE of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) E of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||52 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 4.9||40 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
|M 4.9||39 km||57km SE of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 09 Jan 2015 01:40 UTC| M 2.6 |39.4 km (24.5 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 08 Jan 2015 19:14 UTC| M 2.6 |7.4 km (4.6 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details