Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 62 mi south of Sand Point, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 17:53 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 0 km depth
20 May 23:42 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 hours.
Depth: 0.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.4581°N / 160.8547°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SSW of Sandpoint (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) ESE of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) SSW of Port Heiden (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (200 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||0.3 km||100 Km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska||USGS|
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