Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 68km SSE of Adak, Alaska, on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 08:44:09
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 12 km depth
21 Jan 02:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2015 20:44:09 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 08:44:09
Depth: 11.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.2783°N / 176.4265°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Moffett (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) SSE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) WSW 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||12 km||68km SSE of Adak, 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.