Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 6.6 mi east of Adak, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, March 29, 2015 17:15:00
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 71 km depth
30 Mar 20:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 hours.
Date & time: 30 Mar 2015 02:15:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, March 29, 2015 17:15:00
Depth: 70.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.8475°N / 176.4843°W (Aleutians West County, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Adagdak (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WSW 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||71 km||12km ESE 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.