Monthly Seismicity Report For November 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

During November 2017, the Alaska Earthquake Center located 2977 earthquakes within the state. Of these, 21 were larger than or equal to magnitude 4.0. 10 events were felt. The largest earthquake located in Alaska this month was a moderate earthquake of magnitude 5.3 that occurred on November 27 at 22:18:30.467 UTC (November 27, 13:18:30.467 AKST), 33 miles SW of Tatitlek.

Notable Events in Descending Order of Magnitude

November 27 at 22:18:30.467 UTC (November 27, 13:18:30.467 AKST), Ml 5.3, 60.56N -147.43W, depth=16.6 km:
A moderate earthquake was located in SOUTHERN ALASKA. It was felt in Prince William Sound, Kenai communities, and Wasilla.
This earthquake was:
33 miles ( 53 km) SW of Tatitlek
38 miles ( 61 km) NNE of Chenega Bay
45 miles ( 72 km) ESE of Whittier

November 5 at 17:03:02.813 UTC (November 5, 08:03:02.813 AKST), Ml 5.1, 60.23N -153.08W, depth=139.6 km:
A moderate earthquake was located in SOUTHERN ALASKA. It was felt in the greater Anchorage area.
This earthquake was:
42 miles ( 68 km) E of Port Alsworth
47 miles ( 75 km) NE of Pedro Bay
50 miles ( 80 km) WNW of Ninilchik

November 9 at 00:01:42.060 UTC (November 8, 15:01:42.060 AKST), Ml 4.7, 52.12N -171.01W, depth=25.6 km:
A light earthquake was located in FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.
This earthquake was:
45 miles ( 72 km) ESE of Amukta Pass
106 miles (170 km) WSW of Nikolski
136 miles (218 km) E of Atka

November 11 at 11:50:45.337 UTC (November 11, 02:50:45.337 AKST), Ml 4.7, 52.07N -170.99W, depth=25.7 km:
A light earthquake was located in FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.
This earthquake was:
47 miles ( 75 km) ESE of Amukta Pass
107 miles (173 km) WSW of Nikolski
136 miles (219 km) E of Atka

November 15 at 11:52:03.651 UTC (November 15, 02:52:03.651 AKST), Ml 4.7, 55.08N -159.25W, depth=31.8 km:
A light earthquake was located in ALASKA PENINSULA.
This earthquake was:
52 miles ( 84 km) ESE of Sand Point
57 miles ( 92 km) S of Perryville
90 miles (144 km) SSW of Chignik

November 11 at 16:14:15.122 UTC (November 11, 07:14:15.122 AKST), Ml 4.6, 53.03N -167.54W, depth=40.8 km:
A light earthquake was located in FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.
This earthquake was:
56 miles ( 90 km) E of Nikolski
71 miles (115 km) SW of Unalaska
73 miles (117 km) SW of Dutch Harbor

November 22 at 17:38:20.277 UTC (November 22, 08:38:20.277 AKST), Ml 4.4, 53.81N -165.68W, depth=62.2 km:
A light earthquake was located in FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS. It was felt in Unalaska.
This earthquake was:
23 miles ( 37 km) S of Akutan
35 miles ( 56 km) E of Dutch Harbor
35 miles ( 57 km) E of Unalaska

November 15 at 07:08:57.347 UTC (November 14, 22:08:57.347 AKST), Ml 4.4, 51.29N -178.27W, depth=33.4 km:
A light earthquake was located in ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS..
This earthquake was:
80 miles (129 km) WSW of Adak
119 miles (191 km) E of Amchitka
185 miles (297 km) WSW of Atka

November 17 at 21:16:35.045 UTC (November 17, 12:16:35.045 AKST), Ml 4.4, 60.62N -150.71W, depth=49.1 km:
A light earthquake was located in KENAI PENINSULA, ALASKA. It was felt in Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula.
This earthquake was:
6 miles ( 10 km) NNE of Sterling
15 miles ( 24 km) NE of Soldotna
19 miles ( 31 km) ENE of Kenai

November 16 at 01:09:23.389 UTC (November 15, 16:09:23.389 AKST), Ml 4.4, 51.54N -174.92W, depth=25.6 km:
A light earthquake was located in ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS..
This earthquake was:
54 miles ( 87 km) SW of Atka
78 miles (125 km) ESE of Adak
136 miles (219 km) WSW of Amukta Pass

November 21 at 21:02:11.658 UTC (November 21, 12:02:11.658 AKST), Ml 4.3, 55.10N -157.83W, depth=38.6 km:
A light earthquake was located in ALASKA PENINSULA.
This earthquake was:
76 miles (122 km) SE of Perryville
85 miles (137 km) SSE of Chignik
90 miles (145 km) SSE of Chignik Lagoon

November 3 at 17:19:08.357 UTC (November 3, 09:19:08.357 AKDT), Ml 4.3, 52.74N -166.69W, depth=6.0 km:
A light earthquake was located in FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.
This earthquake was:
78 miles (126 km) S of Unalaska
80 miles (128 km) S of Dutch Harbor
92 miles (148 km) E of Nikolski

November 15 at 17:20:07.752 UTC (November 15, 08:20:07.752 AKST), Ml 4.3, 51.03N -169.60W, depth=4.0 km:
A light earthquake was located in FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.
This earthquake was:
135 miles (218 km) SSW of Nikolski
137 miles (221 km) SE of Amukta Pass
213 miles (343 km) ESE of Atka

November 22 at 06:48:58.769 UTC (November 21, 21:48:58.769 AKST), Ml 4.2, 52.69N -168.32W, depth=44.1 km:
A light earthquake was located in FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.
This earthquake was:
28 miles ( 46 km) SE of Nikolski
110 miles (177 km) SW of Unalaska
111 miles (179 km) SW of Dutch Harbor

November 17 at 16:09:31.715 UTC (November 17, 07:09:31.715 AKST), Ml 4.2, 56.98N -157.80W, depth=12.8 km:
A light earthquake was located in ALASKA PENINSULA.
This earthquake was:
33 miles ( 54 km) E of Port Heiden
41 miles ( 66 km) SSW of Pilot Point
51 miles ( 82 km) NNE of Chignik Lagoon

November 13 at 16:00:37.572 UTC (November 13, 07:00:37.572 AKST), Ml 4.2, 60.56N -142.66W, depth=19.1 km:
A light earthquake was located in SOUTHERN ALASKA.
This earthquake was:
36 miles ( 57 km) NNW of Cape Yakataga
54 miles ( 87 km) NW of Icy Bay
61 miles ( 98 km) S of McCarthy

November 27 at 03:33:45.806 UTC (November 26, 18:33:45.806 AKST), Ml 4.2, 51.83N -170.45W, depth=29.7 km:
A light earthquake was located in FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.
This earthquake was:
75 miles (121 km) ESE of Amukta Pass
101 miles (163 km) SW of Nikolski
161 miles (260 km) E of Atka

November 28 at 17:47:52.663 UTC (November 28, 08:47:52.663 AKST), Ml 4.2, 51.49N 178.27W, depth=55.1 km:
A light earthquake was located in RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.
This earthquake was:
32 miles ( 51 km) W of Amchitka
116 miles (186 km) ESE of Buldir Is
195 miles (314 km) ESE of Shemya

November 26 at 06:07:26.331 UTC (November 25, 21:07:26.331 AKST), Ml 4.1, 51.86N -170.43W, depth=26.2 km:
A light earthquake was located in FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.
This earthquake was:
75 miles (120 km) ESE of Amukta Pass
99 miles (160 km) SW of Nikolski
162 miles (261 km) E of Atka

November 9 at 17:24:58.240 UTC (November 9, 08:24:58.240 AKST), Ml 4.1, 57.53N -152.93W, depth=42.3 km:
A light earthquake was located in KODIAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA. It was felt in Kodiak.
This earthquake was:
24 miles ( 38 km) S of Port Lions
26 miles ( 42 km) SW of Kodiak
27 miles ( 43 km) NNE of Old Harbor

November 4 at 00:47:13.169 UTC (November 3, 16:47:13.169 AKDT), Ml 4.1, 52.47N 173.36W, depth=35.2 km:
A light earthquake was located in NEAR ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.
This earthquake was:
33 miles ( 53 km) S of Attu
36 miles ( 58 km) WSW of Shemya
109 miles (175 km) W of Buldir Is

This report was compiled by M. Braun.

The data in this report are preliminary and subject to revision. Most of the earthquake parameters have been determined by the Alaska Earthquake Center, with supplemental data provided by the USGS National Earthquake Information Center, Box 25046, Denver Federal Center MS 967, Denver, CO 80225. The data are released on the condition that none of the cooperating agencies may be held liable for any damages resulting from its authorized or unauthorized use.

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