5.0 magnitude earthquake 60 km from Ester, Alaska, United States

2014-10-23 16:30:24 UTC

UTC time: Thursday, October 23, 2014 16:30 PM
Your time: 2014-10-23T16:30:24Z
Magnitude Type: ml
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 136 people


A

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-23 16:30:24 UTC at 16:30
October 23, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.166, -149.055
60.2 km from Ester (37.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 19 km

Aftershocks:
B

2.2 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-23 16:35:14 UTC at 16:35
October 23, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.166, -149.058
60.2 km from Ester (37.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 12 km

C

1.9 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-23 16:37:03 UTC at 16:37
October 23, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.199, -149.025
61.2 km from Ester (38.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 8 km

D

1.7 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-23 16:37:33 UTC at 16:37
October 23, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.184, -149.056
61.2 km from Ester (38.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 10 km

E

2.0 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-23 16:47:48 UTC at 16:47
October 23, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.149, -149.018
58.2 km from Ester (36.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 5 km

F

2.1 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-23 16:53:04 UTC at 16:53
October 23, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.151, -149.026
58.2 km from Ester (36.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 2 km

G

3.4 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-23 17:25:23 UTC at 17:25
October 23, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.16, -149.094
61.2 km from Ester (38.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 15 km

H

2.4 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-23 17:30:45 UTC at 17:30
October 23, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.156, -149.111
62.2 km from Ester (38.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 11 km

I

1.6 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-23 17:38:00 UTC at 17:38
October 23, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.161, -149.008
58.2 km from Ester (36.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 10 km

J

1.9 magnitude earthquake

2014-10-23 17:53:28 UTC at 17:53
October 23, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 65.154, -149.015
58.2 km from Ester (36.2 miles)

Northern Alaska

Depth: 7 km


Tsunami advisory issued by www.tsunami.gov

000 SEAK71 PAAQ 231632 EQIAKX TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK 832 AM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014 ...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT... EVALUATION ---------- * AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED - THERE IS NO TSUNAMI DANGER. PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS --------------------------------- * MAGNITUDE 5.2 * ORIGIN TIME 0830 AKDT OCT 23 2014 0930 PDT OCT 23 2014 1630 UTC OCT 23 2014 * COORDINATES 65.2 NORTH 149.0 WEST * DEPTH 6 MILES * LOCATION 90 MILES E OF TANANA ALASKA 50 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.