Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Bering Sea, 34 mi northwest of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, January 31, 2015 02:20:11
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 165 km depth
31 Jan 15:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 50 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Jan 2015 14:20:11 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, January 31, 2015 02:20:11
Depth: 164.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.6443°N / 174.5169°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Korovin (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) NNW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) ENE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
382 km (237 mi) W of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||165 km||54km NNW of Atka, Alaska||USGS|
|M 4.3||165 km||ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.||EMSC|
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