Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Saturday, 31 August 2002 at 00:53 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 1 km depth
Date & time: 31 Aug 2002 00:53:32 UTC
Depth: 1.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5474°N / 161.7772°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||1.2 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.