Mag. 2.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 76 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 13 August 2020 at 10:54 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
13 Aug 21:42 UTC: First to report: USGS after 11 hours.
Depth: 16.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.7965°N / 158.8329°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Stepovak Bay 2 (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
122 km (76 mi) ESE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) S of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) S of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) S of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
6090 km (3784 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6090 km (3784 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) ESE of Simeonof Island --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) E of Chernabura Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||16 km||122 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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