Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 74 mi southeast of Cherni Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 26 May 2002 at 06:05 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 26 May 2002 06:05:42 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.814°N / 161.19°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
157 km (97 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) SSW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||33 km||south of Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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