Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 71km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska, on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 02:41:59
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 21 km depth
14 Jan 20:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: 14 Jan 2015 14:41:59 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 02:41:59
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.2532°N / 177.9409°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Takawangha (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km (71 mi) SW 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||21 km||71km SSE of Tanaga Volcano, 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.