Weekly Seismicity Report For October 8, 2018 to October 15, 2018

During the week of October 8, 2018, the Alaska Earthquake Center reported 979 earthquakes within the state. The largest earthquake was magnitude 5.3 that occurred on October 14 at 15:53:14 AKST (October 14, 23:53:14 UTC), 61 miles NE of Ambler. 3 events were felt.

Notable Events in Descending Order of Magnitude

Magnitude 5.3, 61 miles NE of Ambler
Magnitude 5.0, 21 miles SE of Perryville
Magnitude 4.8, 50 miles S of Nikolski
Magnitude 4.7, 28 miles W of Westdahl Peak
Magnitude 4.5, 21 miles W of Anchorage
Magnitude 4.1, 42 miles S of Bobrof Island
Magnitude 4.1, 39 miles S of Mt. Sergief
Magnitude 4.0, 50 miles SW of Kaktovik
Magnitude 3.8, 56 miles SW of Kaktovik
Magnitude 3.7, 164 miles SE of Kodiak

This report was compiled by M. Braun

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.