Moderate mag. 3.6 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 25 mi southeast of Sanak Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 11 October 2002 at 04:12 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 3.6 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 25 mi southeast of Sanak Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Friday, 11 October 2002 at 04:12 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 1 km depth

Date & time: 11 Oct 2002 04:12:24 UTC
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.106°N / 162.447°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Roundtop (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) S of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) S of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (208 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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M 3.61 kmAlaska Peninsula (USA)USGS
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