Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 143 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Tuesday, 9 July 2002 at 22:21 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 4 km depth
Date & time: 9 Jul 2002 22:21:33 UTC
Depth: 4.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.2957°N / 161.0161°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
214 km (133 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (143 mi) S of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) SSE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) ESE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||4.1 km||south of Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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