Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Friday, 16 August 2002 at 21:05 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 40 km depth
Date & time: 16 Aug 2002 21:05:25 UTC
Depth: 40.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5883°N / 160.9168°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||40 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.