Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Sunday, 17 November 2002 at 21:23 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 17 Nov 2002 21:23:56 UTC
Depth: 10.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.6483°N / 161.2457°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (51 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||10.2 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 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.