Weekly Seismicity Report For April 29, 2019 to May 5, 2019

During the week of April 29, 2019, the Alaska Earthquake Center reported 1009 earthquakes within the state. The largest earthquake was magnitude 4.1 that occurred on May 1 at 11:36:45 AKST (May 1, 19:36:45 UTC), 33 miles N of Kobuk. The seismic activity occured  along the Aleutian Arc, in offshore Kodiak area, in the NE  and W Brooks Range, in the central and south-eastern parts Alaska. The Purcell Mountains swarm is still active producing a M4.0 event on May 3rd. Two earthquakes were felt, both were aftershocks of M7.1 Anchorage earthquake on November 30, 2018.

Notable Events in Descending Order of Magnitude

Magnitude 4.1, 33 miles N of Kobuk, May 1 09:36:46 AKST
Magnitude 4.1, 43 miles NW of Huslia, May 3 01:52:25 AKST
Magnitude 4.0, 40 miles S of Bobrof Island, May 5 12:46:07 AKST
Magnitude 4.0, 32 miles S of Yunaska Island, May 3 16:56:30 AKST
Magnitude 3.9, 53 miles S of Unalaska, April 30 22:55:42 AKST
Magnitude 3.7, 22 miles SW of Kiska Volcano, May 1 11:30:32 AKST
Magnitude 3.5, 32 miles SE of Adak, April 29 12:42:32 AKST
Magnitude 3.5, 65 miles SE of King Cove, April 28 16:31:06 AKST
Magnitude 3.5, 24 miles SE of Sand Point, May 1 04:42:45 AKST
Magnitude 3.4, 33 miles W of Akhiok, May 3 01:34:34 AKST

This report was compiled by kozyreva

The data in this report are preliminary and subject to revision. The earthquake parameters have been determined by the AEC, with supplemental data provided by the USGS National Earthquake Information Center. The data are released on the condition that none of the cooperating agencies may be held liable for any damaged resulting from its authroized or unauthorized use.

For more information on earthquakes and seismology, contact the AEC at (907)-474-7320.