Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Bering Sea, 45 mi southeast of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 06:15:07
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 50 km depth
20 Jan 21:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 55 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2015 18:15:07 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 06:15:07
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.657°N / 173.6219°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Atka (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) SE of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||50 km||71km SSE 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.