Mag. 2.4 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 14 mi southwest of Sutwik Island, Lake and Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 2 August 2020 at 12:28 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 62 km depth
2 Aug 12:49 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Depth: 61.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.3748°N / 157.3304°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Yantarni (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) E of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) E of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SE of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) ENE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) S of Ugashik (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WSW of Akhiok (pop: 72) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SW of Karluk (pop: 37) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) ENE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
5945 km (3694 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5945 km (3694 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Sutwik Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||62 km||66 km E of Chignik, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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