Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - South of Alaska (USA) on Saturday, 6 July 2002 at 13:08 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 31 km depth
Date & time: 6 Jul 2002 13:08:32 UTC
Depth: 30.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.1611°N / 160.8815°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (241 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
251 km (156 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> 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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|M 2.3||31 km||south of Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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.