Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, USA, on Sunday, 21 July 2002 at 08:35 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 21 Jul 2002 08:35:10 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.2872°N / 161.6064°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Roundtop (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
203 km (126 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||10 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.