Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Bering Sea, 46 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 8:51 pm (GMT -10) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Bering Sea, 46 mi southwest of Atka, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 8:51 pm (GMT -10)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 65 km depth

3 Mar 07:13 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Update Wed, 3 Mar 2021, 07:18
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA
4.4 quake 2 Mar 8:51 pm (GMT -10)
4.4 quake 2 Mar 8:51 pm (GMT -10)
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake near Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, was reported only 26 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 40 miles beneath the epicenter in the evening on Tuesday 2 March 2021 at 8:51 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.4 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Atka (pop. 64) located 46 miles from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 3 Mar 2021 06:51:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 8:51 pm (GMT -10)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.7244°N / 174.966°W (Bering Sea, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Koniuji (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) SW of Atka (pop: 64) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) E of Adak (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) WSW of Nikolski (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 1.2°C (34 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 10 m/s (19 kts) from NW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.465 km74 Km SW of Atka, Alaska, USAUSGS
4.465 kmANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS., USAEMSC

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