Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Thursday, 18 July 2002 at 17:33 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 5 km depth
Date & time: 18 Jul 2002 17:33:21 UTC
Depth: 5.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.4884°N / 161.5155°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.6||5.2 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.