5.0 magnitude earthquake 59 km from Ester, Alaska, United States

2014-10-21 00:36:58 UTC

UTC time: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 00:36 AM
Your time: 2014-10-21T00:36:58Z
Magnitude Type: ml
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 149 people


A

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-21 00:36:58 UTC at 00:36
October 21, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.151, -149.04
59.2 km from Ester (36.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 12 km

Aftershocks:
B

1.8 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-21 00:47:53 UTC at 00:47
October 21, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.153, -149.018
58.2 km from Ester (36.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 10 km

C

2.6 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-21 00:57:21 UTC at 00:57
October 21, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.147, -149.053
59.2 km from Ester (36.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 13 km

D

1.8 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-21 02:01:50 UTC at 02:01
October 21, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.169, -149.045
60.2 km from Ester (37.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 6 km

E

2.2 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-21 02:10:03 UTC at 02:10
October 21, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.148, -149.039
58.2 km from Ester (36.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 13 km

F

1.8 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-21 02:54:01 UTC at 02:54
October 21, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.167, -149.061
60.2 km from Ester (37.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 10 km

G
2014-10-21 03:06:06 UTC 1.6 magnitude, 2 km depth
Northern Alaska

1.6 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-21 03:06:06 UTC at 03:06
October 21, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.413, -149.908

Northern Alaska

Depth: 2 km

H

2.5 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-21 04:02:10 UTC at 04:02
October 21, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.152, -149.064
60.2 km from Ester (37.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 10 km

I

2.3 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-21 04:45:49 UTC at 04:45
October 21, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.147, -149.036
58.2 km from Ester (36.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 12 km

J

1.5 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-21 05:13:09 UTC at 05:13
October 21, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.166, -149.051
60.2 km from Ester (37.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 9 km


Tsunami advisory issued by www.tsunami.gov

000 SEAK71 PAAQ 210039 EQIAKX TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK 439 PM AKDT MON OCT 20 2014 ...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT... EVALUATION ---------- * AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED - THERE IS NO TSUNAMI DANGER. PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS --------------------------------- * MAGNITUDE 5.0 * ORIGIN TIME 1637 AKDT OCT 20 2014 1737 PDT OCT 20 2014 0037 UTC OCT 21 2014 * COORDINATES 65.2 NORTH 149.0 WEST * DEPTH 9 MILES * LOCATION 90 MILES E OF TANANA ALASKA 45 MILES NW OF FAIRBANKS ALASKA NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION -------------------------------------- * THIS WILL BE THE ONLY U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGE ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT. * THE EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS ARE BASED ON PRELIMINARY INFORMATION. * FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - EARTHQUAKE.USGS.GOV - OR THE APPROPRIATE REGIONAL SEISMIC NETWORK.