Mag. 2.0 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 62 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 28 October 2020 at 00:15 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 69 km depth
28 Oct 19:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 hours.
Depth: 69.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5552°N / 159.7084°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Stepovak Bay 2 (152 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (62 mi) SSE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SSW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
6152 km (3823 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6152 km (3823 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSW of Chernabura Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||69 km||100 Km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska, USA||USGS|
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