Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Tuesday, 6 August 2002 at 17:32 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 22 km depth
Date & time: 6 Aug 2002 17:32:53 UTC
Depth: 21.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.225°N / 162.306°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Frosty (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) S of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SSE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||22 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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