Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 56 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, 6 October 2002 at 12:48 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 6 Oct 2002 12:48:03 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.585°N / 161.027°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (146 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) ENE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||33 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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