Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 98 mi southeast of Sanak Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, 6 July 2002 at 05:15 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 8 km depth
Date & time: 6 Jul 2002 05:15:31 UTC
Depth: 7.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.248°N / 161.397°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
210 km (131 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) SSE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (189 mi) ESE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (240 mi) SSW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||7.8 km||south of Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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