Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Monday, 30 September 2002 at 15:40 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 1 km depth
Date & time: 30 Sep 2002 15:40:48 UTC
Depth: 0.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.3417°N / 162.1199°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) S of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SSE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||0.7 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.