Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Monday, 18 November 2002 at 22:47 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 5 km depth
Date & time: 18 Nov 2002 22:47:53 UTC
Depth: 4.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.4332°N / 161.6365°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||4.6 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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.