Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Tuesday, 16 July 2002 at 02:55 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 14 km depth
Date & time: 16 Jul 2002 02:55:44 UTC
Depth: 13.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.4599°N / 161.5294°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||14 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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.