Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Bering Sea, 39 mi south of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, March 19, 2015 07:10:46
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 43 km depth
19 Mar 23:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Date & time: 19 Mar 2015 19:10:46 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, March 19, 2015 07:10:46
Depth: 42.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.3454°N / 176.2943°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Moffett (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) WSW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||43 km||64km SSE of Adak, Alaska||USGS|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.