Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 58 mi southeast of King Cove, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on 2020-05-16 04:03:23 -11:00 -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
16 May 15:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 25 minutes.
Date & time: 16 May 2020 15:03:23 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-16 04:03:23 -11:00
Depth: 10.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5048°N / 161.2251°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (58 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (197 mi) SSW of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||10.4 km||103km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
|M 3.4||10 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||EMSC|
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