Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 61km ENE of Atka, Alaska, on Thursday, January 08, 2015 04:50:44
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 200 km depth
8 Jan 20:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Date & time: 8 Jan 2015 16:50:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, January 08, 2015 04:50:44
Depth: 199.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.3458°N / 173.3283°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Atka (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) ENE of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||2 km||61km ENE of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.