Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - South of Alaska (USA) on Tuesday, 6 August 2002 at 00:04 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 1 km depth
Date & time: 6 Aug 2002 00:04:51 UTC
Depth: 0.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.339°N / 160.886°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
213 km (132 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (146 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||0.7 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.