Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 82 mi southeast of Sand Point, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA, on Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 20:52 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 35 km depth
20 May 23:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 59 minutes.
Depth: 34.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.3131°N / 159.4371°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Stepovak Bay 2 (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
133 km (82 mi) SSE of Sandpoint (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) S of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SSE 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||35 km||132 Km SSE of Sand Point, 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.