During the week of April 24, 2017, the Alaska Earthquake Center reported 908 earthquakes within the state. The largest earthquake was magnitude 5.4 that occurred on April 27 at 14:46:31.675 UTC (April 27, 06:46:31.675 AKDT), 34 miles SSW of Amchitka. Four events were felt.

April 27 at 14:46:31.675 UTC (April 27, 06:46:31.675 AKDT), Ml 5.4, 51.08N 178.70W, depth=1.0 km:

A moderate earthquake was located in RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.

This earthquake was:

34 miles ( 54 km) SSW of Amchitka

147 miles (237 km) SE of Buldir Is

207 miles (334 km) WSW of Adak

225 miles (363 km) ESE of Shemya

April 29 at 11:15:48.898 UTC (April 29, 03:15:48.898 AKDT), Ml 5.2, 63.12N -151.17W, depth=11.9 km:

A moderate earthquake was located in CENTRAL ALASKA.

It was felt in Talkeetna, Canrwell, Healy, Chugiak, Palmer, Anchorage, and Fairbanks.

This earthquake was:

28 miles ( 46 km) SSW of Kantishna

63 miles (101 km) SE of Lake Minchumina

65 miles (104 km) NNW of Talkeetna

68 miles (109 km) ESE of Telida

April 27 at 23:39:03.987 UTC (April 27, 15:39:03.987 AKDT), Ml 4.9, 51.04N 178.63W, depth=2.7 km:

A light earthquake was located in RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.

This earthquake was:

38 miles ( 61 km) SSW of Amchitka

147 miles (236 km) SE of Buldir Is

211 miles (340 km) WSW of Adak

224 miles (361 km) ESE of Shemya

April 24 at 07:25:31.523 UTC (April 23, 23:25:31.523 AKDT), Ml 4.7, 51.51N 179.10W, depth=64.9 km:

A light earthquake was located in RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.

This earthquake was:

5 miles ( 8 km) ESE of Amchitka

147 miles (237 km) ESE of Buldir Is

183 miles (295 km) W of Adak

227 miles (366 km) ESE of Shemya

April 28 at 06:23:26.258 UTC (April 27, 22:23:26.258 AKDT), Ml 4.7, 51.43N -178.27W, depth=45.7 km:

A light earthquake was located in ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS..

This earthquake was:

76 miles (122 km) WSW of Adak

118 miles (189 km) E of Amchitka

182 miles (292 km) WSW of Atka

255 miles (411 km) ESE of Buldir Is

April 27 at 14:44:30.466 UTC (April 27, 06:44:30.466 AKDT), Ml 4.5, 57.53N -154.94W, depth=11.0 km:

A light earthquake was located in KODIAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA.

This earthquake was:

18 miles ( 30 km) W of Karluk

36 miles ( 58 km) W of Larsen Bay

50 miles ( 80 km) NW of Akhiok

65 miles (105 km) WNW of Old Harbor

April 27 at 15:58:49.309 UTC (April 27, 07:58:49.309 AKDT), Ml 4.3, 51.21N 178.62W, depth=29.2 km:

A light earthquake was located in RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.

This earthquake was:

28 miles ( 44 km) SW of Amchitka

139 miles (224 km) ESE of Buldir Is

208 miles (335 km) W of Adak

218 miles (350 km) ESE of Shemya

April 26 at 03:29:10.198 UTC (April 25, 19:29:10.198 AKDT), Ml 4.1, 62.23N -149.35W, depth=41.7 km:

A light earthquake was located in CENTRAL ALASKA.

It was felt Talkeetna, Palmer, Eagle River, and Anchorage.

This earthquake was:

25 miles ( 41 km) ESE of Talkeetna

32 miles ( 51 km) N of Hatcher Pass

39 miles ( 63 km) NNW of Sutton

40 miles ( 65 km) NNE of Willow

April 27 at 17:10:32.386 UTC (April 27, 09:10:32.386 AKDT), Ml 4.1, 57.53N -154.96W, depth=10.8 km:

A light earthquake was located in KODIAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA.

It was felt in Larson Bay.

This earthquake was:

19 miles ( 31 km) W of Karluk

37 miles ( 59 km) W of Larsen Bay

50 miles ( 81 km) NW of Akhiok

66 miles (106 km) WNW of Old Harbor

April 25 at 17:23:48.622 UTC (April 25, 09:23:48.622 AKDT), Ml 4.1, 55.00N -161.73W, depth=90.5 km:

A light earthquake was located in ALASKA PENINSULA.

This earthquake was:

23 miles ( 38 km) E of King Cove

41 miles ( 67 km) ESE of Cold Bay

54 miles ( 87 km) WSW of Sand Point

68 miles (109 km) E of False Pass

April 29 at 12:10:54.967 UTC (April 29, 04:10:54.967 AKDT), Ml 4.0, 53.91N -163.09W, depth=12.7 km:

A light earthquake was located in UNIMAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA.

This earthquake was:

66 miles (107 km) SSE of False Pass

85 miles (137 km) SSW of King Cove

89 miles (144 km) S of Cold Bay

110 miles (177 km) E of Akutan

April 27 at 16:06:51.996 UTC (April 27, 08:06:51.996 AKDT), Ml 3.9, 50.83N 178.70W, depth=8.9 km:

A light earthquake was located in RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.

This earthquake was:

50 miles ( 80 km) SSW of Amchitka

159 miles (255 km) SE of Buldir Is

213 miles (342 km) WSW of Adak

235 miles (378 km) ESE of Shemya

April 30 at 11:04:42.221 UTC (April 30, 03:04:42.221 AKDT), Ml 3.9, 57.54N -154.92W, depth=1.6 km:

A light earthquake was located in KODIAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA.

This earthquake was:

17 miles ( 28 km) W of Karluk

35 miles ( 56 km) W of Larsen Bay

50 miles ( 80 km) NNW of Akhiok

65 miles (104 km) WNW of Old Harbor

April 30 at 11:03:56.873 UTC (April 30, 03:03:56.873 AKDT), Ml 3.9, 57.52N -154.93W, depth=9.0 km:

A light earthquake was located in KODIAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA.

This earthquake was:

18 miles ( 29 km) W of Karluk

35 miles ( 57 km) W of Larsen Bay

49 miles ( 79 km) NW of Akhiok

65 miles (104 km) WNW of Old Harbor

April 25 at 06:52:30.315 UTC (April 24, 22:52:30.315 AKDT), Ml 3.8, 51.80N -175.27W, depth=62.8 km:

A minor earthquake was located in ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS..

This earthquake was:

53 miles ( 85 km) WSW of Atka

59 miles ( 95 km) E of Adak

144 miles (232 km) WSW of Amukta Pass

246 miles (396 km) E of Amchitka

April 29 at 08:18:32.375 UTC (April 29, 00:18:32.375 AKDT), Ml 3.7, 51.49N -178.67W, depth=63.3 km:

A minor earthquake was located in ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS..

This earthquake was:

90 miles (146 km) WSW of Adak

100 miles (161 km) E of Amchitka

197 miles (317 km) WSW of Atka

238 miles (382 km) ESE of Buldir Is

April 24 at 15:18:40.291 UTC (April 24, 07:18:40.291 AKDT), Ml 3.6, 53.13N -166.63W, depth=25.6 km:

A minor earthquake was located in FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.

This earthquake was:

51 miles ( 83 km) S of Unalaska

53 miles ( 85 km) S of Dutch Harbor

78 miles (126 km) SSW of Akutan

94 miles (151 km) E of Nikolski

April 30 at 21:32:16 UTC (April 30, 01:32 PM AKDT), Ml 3.3, 60.9N -150.75W, depth=4 km:

A minor earthquake was located in the Kenai Peninsula region of Alaska.

It was felt in Soldotna, Anchorage, and Homer.

This earthquake was:

20 miles ( 32 km) SE of Tyonek

22 miles ( 35 km) N of Sterling

27 miles ( 43 km) NE of Kenai

27 miles ( 44 km) NNE of Soldotna

This report was compiled by N.Kozyreva.

The data in this report are preliminary and subject to revision. The earthquake parameters have been determined by 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 damages resulting from its authorized or unauthorized use.

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