Mag. 2.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 78 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 28 October 2020 at 00:11 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 36 km depth
28 Oct 05:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Depth: 35.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.3545°N / 159.5539°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Stepovak Bay 2 (176 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
125 km (78 mi) SSE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) S of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
6151 km (3822 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6151 km (3822 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) S of Chernabura Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||36 km||125 Km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska, USA||USGS|
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