Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 96 mi east of Sand Point, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 04:11 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
20 May 22:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 hours.
Depth: 32.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.1493°N / 158.0792°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Veniaminof (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km (67 mi) SE of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) S of Chignik (pop: 87) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SSE of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) E of Sandpoint (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) S of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) ESE of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||33 km||108 Km SE of Perryville, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.