Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Wednesday, 20 November 2002 at 11:14 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 1 km depth
Date & time: 20 Nov 2002 11:14:26 UTC
Depth: 0.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.6557°N / 161.3346°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> 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||0.7 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.