Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 47km ESE of Adak, Alaska, on Thursday, February 12, 2015 07:17:33
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 25 km depth
12 Feb 21:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Date & time: 12 Feb 2015 17:17:33 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, February 12, 2015 07:17:33
Depth: 24.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.6653°N / 176.0598°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Great Sitkin (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> 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||25 km||47km ESE 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.