Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 59 miles SSE of Sand Point, Alaska, on Thursday, 5 Nov 2020 3:38 pm (GMT -11) -

Mag. 2.8 earthquake  - 59 miles SSE of Sand Point, Alaska, on Thursday, 5 Nov 2020 3:38 pm (GMT -11)

Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 21 km depth

6 Nov 16:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 14 hours.
6 Nov 23:36: Magnitude recalculated from 2.5 to 2.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 26.2 to 20.5 km (from 16.3 to 12.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.8 km (6.1 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: 6 Nov 2020 02:38:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 5 Nov 2020 3:38 pm (GMT -11)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 20.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5803°N / 159.8242°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Stepovak Bay 2 (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) SSE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) SSE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SSW of Chignik (pop: 87) --> See nearby quakes!
6158 km (3827 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6158 km (3827 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Chernabura Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 8.3°C (47 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from SW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 2.821 km94 Km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska, USAUSGS

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Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 59 miles SSE of Sand Point, Alaska, on Thursday, 5 Nov 2020 3:38 pm (GMT -11)
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