Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 70 Km SSE of King Cove, Alaska, on Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 11:01 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
20 May 23:36 UTC: First to report: USGS after 13 hours.
Depth: 4.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5242°N / 161.7365°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (44 mi) SSE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SW of Sandpoint (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> 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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|2.0||4.5 km||70 Km SSE of King Cove, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.