Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 27 mi southeast of Sanak Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 24 October 2002 at 16:45 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 11 km depth
Date & time: 24 Oct 2002 16:45:05 UTC
Depth: 11.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.087°N / 162.375°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Roundtop (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km (67 mi) S of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) S of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (216 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||11 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
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