Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Sunday, 1 September 2002 at 00:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 25 km depth
Date & time: 1 Sep 2002 00:31:55 UTC
Depth: 24.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.6036°N / 160.7061°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Pavlof (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (51 mi) S of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.7||25 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 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.