Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 78 mi southeast of Sanak Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 25 May 2002 at 05:42 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 25 May 2002 05:42:22 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.724°N / 161.221°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
165 km (102 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) SSE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) SSW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||33 km||south of Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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