Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 149 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 11 August 2002 at 05:20 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 25 km depth
Date & time: 11 Aug 2002 05:20:31 UTC
Depth: 24.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.237°N / 161.306°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
213 km (133 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SSE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) ESE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||25 km||south of Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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