Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Tuesday, 8 October 2002 at 04:51 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
Date & time: 8 Oct 2002 04:51:54 UTC
Depth: 14.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.4495°N / 160.8655°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||15 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.