Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Sunday, 15 September 2002 at 12:23 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 15 Sep 2002 12:23:53 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5368°N / 160.8583°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (144 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||10 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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