Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Tuesday, 9 July 2002 at 09:36 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 18 km depth
Date & time: 9 Jul 2002 09:36:54 UTC
Depth: 17.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5655°N / 160.967°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (56 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||18 km||Alaska Peninsula (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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.