Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 30 mi south of Sanak Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 28 July 2002 at 17:40 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 28 Jul 2002 17:40:33 UTC
Depth: 0.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.016°N / 162.529°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Roundtop (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (68 mi) SSE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) S of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||0.1 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.