Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Wednesday, 28 August 2002 at 14:27 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
Date & time: 28 Aug 2002 14:27:21 UTC
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.4389°N / 160.7665°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) S of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||1 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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.