Weekly Seismicity Report For November 13, 2017 to November 19, 2017

During the week of November 13, 2017, the Alaska Earthquake Center reported 718 earthquakes within the state. The largest earthquake was magnitude 4.7 that occurred on November 15 at 11:52:03.651 UTC (November 15, 02:52:03.651 AKST), 52 miles ESE of Sand Point. One event was felt.

Notable Events in Descending Order of Magnitude


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
92 miles (148 km) SSW of Chignik Lagoon

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
258 miles (416 km) ESE of Buldir Is

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.
This event was felt lightly 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
27 miles ( 44 km) NE of Kasilof

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
261 miles (420 km) E of Amchitka

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
235 miles (378 km) SW of Unalaska

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
53 miles ( 85 km) NNE of Chignik

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
89 miles (142 km) SE of Chitina

November 17 at 17:20:26.440 UTC (November 17, 08:20:26.440 AKST), Ml 3.8, 67.18N -143.06W, depth=11.8 km:
A minor earthquake was located in NORTHERN ALASKA.
This earthquake was:
40 miles ( 65 km) NNE of Chalkyitsik
74 miles (119 km) NE of Fort Yukon
91 miles (146 km) E of Venetie
92 miles (148 km) W of Old Crow

November 18 at 03:18:57.794 UTC (November 17, 18:18:57.794 AKST), Ml 3.6, 59.47N -153.14W, depth=92.1 km:
A minor earthquake was located in SOUTHERN ALASKA.
This earthquake was:
40 miles ( 64 km) ESE of Pedro Bay
43 miles ( 70 km) WNW of Nanwalek
44 miles ( 70 km) WNW of English Bay
47 miles ( 76 km) W of Port Graham

November 14 at 01:01:58.893 UTC (November 13, 16:01:58.893 AKST), Ml 3.5, 59.00N -154.14W, depth=118.8 km:
A minor earthquake was located in ALASKA PENINSULA.
This earthquake was:
38 miles ( 61 km) SE of Kokhanok
55 miles ( 88 km) S of Pedro Bay
57 miles ( 91 km) SSE of Newhalen
59 miles ( 95 km) SSE of Iliamna

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.