Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - South of Alaska (USA) on Wednesday, 16 October 2002 at 00:44 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 14 km depth
Date & time: 16 Oct 2002 00:44:31 UTC
Depth: 13.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.7526°N / 161.0592°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (176 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
167 km (104 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) S of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||14 km||south of Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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