Mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 131 mi south of King Cove, Alaska, USA, on Monday, 2 Nov 2020 5:01 pm (GMT -11) -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 131 mi south of King Cove, Alaska, USA, on Monday, 2 Nov 2020 5:01 pm (GMT -11)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

3 Nov 04:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 minutes.
3 Nov 04:29: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 3.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 38.7 to 10.0 km (from 24 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.9 km (6.1 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 3 Nov 2020 04:01:14 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 2 Nov 2020 5:01 pm (GMT -11)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.1686°N / 162.0916°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Roundtop (216 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
206 km (128 mi) SSE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) S of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) S of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) ESE of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) ESE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
6354 km (3948 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6354 km (3948 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 2.4°C (36 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from N
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.010 km206 Km SSE of False Pass, Alaska, USAUSGS
M 3.010 kmSOUTH OF ALASKA, USAEMSC

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Mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 131 mi south of King Cove, Alaska, USA, on Monday, 2 Nov 2020 5:01 pm (GMT -11)
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