Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 84 mi southeast of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Monday, December 29, 2014 09:03:58
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 19 km depth
29 Dec 23:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 6 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Dec 2014 21:03:58 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Monday, December 29, 2014 09:03:58
Depth: 18.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.2129°N / 174.9981°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
122 km (76 mi) SSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> 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||19 km||122km SSW 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.