Earthquake overview : A massive earthquake struck during the early night (01:55 AM local time). Closest islands are Yunaska Island and Mount Seguam at more than 60 km distance (40 miles)
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To read the full story as it happened, we advise our readers to start at the lower part of the page (earthquake data).
UPDATE 16:04 UTC : Since the mainshock a lot of aftershocks have been hitting this volcanic area only populated by birds. The magnitudes were respectively : 4.5, 4.5, 4.8, 3.9 and 4.3
UPDATE 12:02 UTC: Tsunami Warning is canceled for the coastal areas from Unimak Pass, Alaska (80 miles NE of Dutch Harbor) to Amchitka Pass, Alaska (125 miles W of Adak). Click here for the NOAA message
UPDATE 11:40 UTC : NOAA Tsunami warning remains in effect untill the data of the level gauges will reach them
UPDATE : GDACS calculations are reporting only a tsunami risk of 0.1 meter in unpopulated Nikolski
UPDATE : This is the NOAA tsunami page
UPDATE : Wapmerr, the theoretical damage and injury engine has calculated that NO damage or Injuries will be inflicted based on the shaking. We have the same opinion.
UPDATE : Apart from the tsunami danger, there is NO real shaking danger as only 188 people will endure a light shaking.
UPDATE : A Tsunami Warning is now in effect which includes the coastal areas of Alaska from Unimak Pass, Alaska (80 miles NE of Dutch Harbor) to Amchitka Pass, Alaska (125 miles W of Adak).
"I Have Felt It" reports as received by Earthquake-Report.com
MMI values (if indicated) after the text (III: Weak shaking, IV Light shaking, V Moderate shaking, VI Strong shaking, VII Very Strong shaking)
- No Felt reports as yet, be the first to send us what you experienced.
Most important Earthquake Data:
Magnitude : 7.1
UTC Time : Friday, September 02, 2011 at 10:55:52 UTC
Local time at epicenter : Friday, September 02, 2011 at 01:55:52 AM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 10 km (very shallow)
192 km (120 miles) ESE (102°) from Atka, AK
218 km (135 miles) SW (236°) from Nikolski, AK
355 km (221 miles) E (89°) from Adak, AK
1679 km (1043 miles) WSW (241°) from Anchorage, AK
Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place
Historic earthquakes map
Seismic hazard mapS
Focal mechanism report
Human impact map
GDACS earthquake report
GDACS tsunami report
NOAA tsunami report
3-dimensional view of the earthquake area (USGS epicenter location)
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I did feel it – Ik heb het gevoeld – Το έκανα αισθάνεται – Yo lo siento – 我的确感到了 – 私はそれを感じていました- Ich habe es gefühlt – Bunu hissediyorum yaptı – لم أشعر أنه