Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Thursday, 17 October 2002 at 04:15 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 27 km depth
Date & time: 17 Oct 2002 04:15:35 UTC
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5073°N / 161.8644°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||27 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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.