Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Tuesday, 8 October 2002 at 08:22 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 9 km depth
Date & time: 8 Oct 2002 08:22:41 UTC
Depth: 8.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.35°N / 161.511°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 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||8.8 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.