Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 24 mi southeast of Sanak Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 8 September 2002 at 15:56 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 13 km depth
Date & time: 8 Sep 2002 15:56:24 UTC
Depth: 13.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.112°N / 162.487°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Roundtop (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) S of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) S of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (218 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||13 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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