Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Monday, 1 July 2002 at 02:31 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 1 Jul 2002 02:31:48 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.2163°N / 162.2587°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Frosty (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (58 mi) S of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SSE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.