Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, USA, on Wednesday, 20 November 2002 at 13:16 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 17 km depth
Date & time: 20 Nov 2002 13:16:18 UTC
Depth: 17.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.3719°N / 160.2406°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (239 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
231 km (144 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||17 km||south of Alaska (USA)||USGS|
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