Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Bering Sea, 48 mi south of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 8 January 2015 at 11:04 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 20 km depth
8 Jan 12:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Jan 2015 11:04:59 UTC
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.51°N / 174.27°W (Bering Sea, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sergief (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (48 mi) S of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||20 km||Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands||GFZ|
|M 4.6||38 km||72km S of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 4.8||36 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
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