Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 59 mi southeast of King Cove, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 2 August 2002 at 13:29 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 65 km depth
Date & time: 2 Aug 2002 13:29:18 UTC
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.455°N / 161.284°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> 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||65 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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