Mag. 2.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 74 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 28 October 2020 at 18:40 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 32 km depth
28 Oct 22:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Date & time: 28 Oct 2020 18:40:52 UTC -
Depth: 31.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.386°N / 159.6256°W
(Gulf of Alaska
, United States
Nearest volcano: Dana
(172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:120 km (74 mi) SSE of Sand Point
(pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!172 km (107 mi) S of Perryville
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(pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!206 km (128 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon
(pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!6154 km (3824 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia)
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(pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!45 km (28 mi) S of Chernabura Island
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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||32 km||119 Km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska, USA||USGS|
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Mag. 2.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 74 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on Wednesday, 28 October 2020 at 18:40 (GMT)
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