Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Sunday, 20 October 2002 at 05:21 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 13 km depth
Date & time: 20 Oct 2002 05:21:25 UTC
Depth: 12.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.3244°N / 161.5832°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||13 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.