Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Tuesday, 29 October 2002 at 18:17 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 29 Oct 2002 18:17:08 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.4438°N / 161.5707°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 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||10 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.