Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Bering Sea, 14 mi east of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, April 04, 2015 08:28:24
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 23 km depth
4 Apr 21:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Date & time: 4 Apr 2015 17:28:24 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, April 04, 2015 08:28:24
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.2249°N / 173.8673°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Atka (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) E of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ENE of Adak (pop: 332) --> 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||23 km||23km E of Atka, 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.