Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 26 mi southeast of Sanak Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 13 June 2002 at 05:17 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 13 Jun 2002 05:17:36 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.0998°N / 162.4134°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Roundtop (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) S of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) S of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||10 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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