Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Saturday, 24 August 2002 at 07:57 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 24 Aug 2002 07:57:47 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.285°N / 161.9939°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> 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||10 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.