Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Monday, 30 September 2002 at 09:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 1 km depth
Date & time: 30 Sep 2002 09:32:34 UTC
Depth: 0.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.4881°N / 161.5759°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (49 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> 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||0.6 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.