Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Tuesday, 6 August 2002 at 07:15 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 25 km depth
Date & time: 6 Aug 2002 07:15:08 UTC
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5667°N / 161.4029°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (50 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> 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||25 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.