Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 109 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 29 May 2002 at 18:01 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 29 May 2002 18:01:57 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.806°N / 161.106°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (169 km / 105 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
160 km (99 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!
186 km (115 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) SSW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||33 km||south of Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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