Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 25 mi south of Sanak Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 24 October 2002 at 17:06 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 1 km depth
Date & time: 24 Oct 2002 17:06:48 UTC
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.09°N / 162.479°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!
108 km (67 mi) S of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) S of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SSW of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (182 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (210 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (218 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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