Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 78km SE of Atka, Alaska, on Thursday, January 08, 2015 13:40:08
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 39 km depth
9 Jan 19:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 17 hours.
Date & time: 9 Jan 2015 01:40:08 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, January 08, 2015 13:40:08
Depth: 39.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.773°N / 173.2774°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Seguam (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) SE 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||39 km||78km SE 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.