Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 1 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 25 May 2002 at 15:08 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 25 May 2002 15:08:10 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.914°N / 160.972°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
154 km (96 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) S of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (192 mi) SSW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||33 km||south of Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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