Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 59km SSE of Adak, Alaska, on Thursday, December 04, 2014 07:04:54
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 22 km depth
4 Dec 22:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Date & time: 4 Dec 2014 19:04:54 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, December 04, 2014 07:04:54
Depth: 22.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.3852°N / 176.3336°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Moffett (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> 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||22 km||59km SSE 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.