Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 52 mi southwest of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 29 May 2002 at 09:18 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 2 km depth
Date & time: 29 May 2002 09:18:02 UTC
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.6771°N / 161.1292°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||2 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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