Weekly Seismicity Report For
June 26, 2017 to July 2, 2017

During the week of June 26, 2017, the Alaska Earthquake Center reported 755 earthquakes within the state. The largest earthquake was magnitude 4.5 that occurred on June 30 at 12:08:34.582 UTC (June 30, 04:08:34.582 AKDT), 36 miles SSW of False Pass. 3 events were felt.

Notable Events in Descending Order of Magnitude

 June 30 at 12:08:34.582 UTC (June 30, 04:08:34.582 AKDT), Ml 4.5, 54.41N -163.88W, depth=87.9 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   36 miles ( 58 km) SSW of False Pass

   71 miles (114 km)  SW of Cold Bay

   77 miles (124 km)  SW of King Cove

   79 miles (127 km) ENE of Akutan

 

 June 29 at 20:05:26.239 UTC (June 29, 12:05:26.239 AKDT), Ml 4.3, 65.28N -168.04W, depth=25.6 km:

   A light earthquake was located in BERING STRAIT.

    This earthquake was:

   23 miles ( 37 km)   S of Wales

   40 miles ( 65 km)  SE of Little Diomede

   45 miles ( 72 km)   W of Brevig Mission

   49 miles ( 78 km)   W of Teller

 

 June 29 at 08:43:38.624 UTC (June 29, 00:43:38.624 AKDT), Ml 4.2, 60.09N -153.48W, depth=158.8 km:

   A light earthquake was located in SOUTHERN ALASKA.

    This earthquake was:

   30 miles ( 48 km) ESE of Port Alsworth

   30 miles ( 48 km)  NE of Pedro Bay

   48 miles ( 77 km)   E of Nondalton

   55 miles ( 88 km) ENE of Iliamna

 

 June 27 at 23:45:26.405 UTC (June 27, 15:45:26.405 AKDT), Ml 4.0, 53.18N -166.74W, depth=36.2 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   49 miles ( 78 km)   S of Unalaska

   50 miles ( 80 km)   S of Dutch Harbor

   77 miles (124 km) SSW of Akutan

   90 miles (145 km) ENE of Nikolski

 

 July  1 at 04:37:50.179 UTC (June 30, 20:37:50.179 AKDT), Ml 4.0, 49.88N -179.03W, depth=12.0 km:

   A light earthquake was located in SOUTH OF ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.

    This earthquake was:

  143 miles (230 km)  SE of Amchitka

  173 miles (278 km)  SW of Adak

  264 miles (424 km)  SW of Atka

  277 miles (446 km)  SE of Buldir Is

 

 July  1 at 16:51:52.578 UTC (July  1, 08:51:52.578 AKDT), Ml 3.9, 62.23N -151.37W, depth=86.5 km:

   A minor earthquake was located in CENTRAL ALASKA. It was felt in Talkeetna, Anchorage, and Eagle River. 

    This earthquake was:

   20 miles ( 32 km) NNW of Skwentna

   41 miles ( 66 km)   W of Talkeetna

   55 miles ( 88 km)  NW of Willow

   74 miles (119 km) WNW of Hatcher Pass

 

 June 28 at 10:58:17.263 UTC (June 28, 02:58:17.263 AKDT), Ml 3.7, 52.36N -173.51W, depth=14.1 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   31 miles ( 50 km) ENE of Atka

   64 miles (103 km)   W of Amukta Pass

  137 miles (221 km) ENE of Adak

  199 miles (320 km)   W of Nikolski

 

 July  2 at 22:37:35.993 UTC (July  2, 14:37:35.993 AKDT), Ml 3.6, 60.93N -151.76W, depth=83.9 km:

   A minor earthquake was located in KENAI PENINSULA, ALASKA. It was felt in Anchorage and Girdwood. 

    This earthquake was:

   23 miles ( 37 km) WSW of Tyonek

   31 miles ( 50 km) NNW of Kenai

   39 miles ( 63 km)  NW of Soldotna

   44 miles ( 70 km)  NW of Sterling

 

 July  1 at 07:45:46.271 UTC (June 30, 23:45:46.271 AKDT), Ml 3.5, 49.92N -179.10W, depth=11.8 km:

   A minor earthquake was located in SOUTH OF ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.

    This earthquake was:

  139 miles (223 km)  SE of Amchitka

  172 miles (277 km)  SW of Adak

  264 miles (425 km)  SW of Atka

  273 miles (439 km)  SE of Buldir Is

 

 June 28 at 12:58:52 UTC (June 28, 04:58:52 AKDT), Ml 3.5, 64.45N -148.53W, depth=18 km:

   A minor earthquake was located in CENTRAL ALASKA. It was felt in Nenana and Fairbanks. 

    This earthquake was:

   15 miles ( 24 km) NNE of Nenana

   27 miles ( 43 km) WSW of Ester

   30 miles ( 49 km) NNE of Clear

   30 miles ( 49 km) SSE of Minto

 

 

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 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.