Weekly Seismicity Report For November 4, 2019 to November 10, 2019

During the week of November 4, 2019, the Alaska Earthquake Center reported 984 earthquakes within the state. The largest earthquake was magnitude 5.0 that occurred on November 7 at 12:48:44 AKST (November 7, 21:48:44 UTC), 79 miles SE of Perryville. 8 events were felt this week. The Eastern Brooks Range and Purcell Mountain swarms continue to be fairly active this week, as well as the Kaktovik and Offshore Kodiak aftershock sequences. There also is a slight uptick in glacial calving events in Icy Bay and Yakutat Bay.

Notable Events in Descending Order of Magnitude

Magnitude 5.0, 79 miles SE of Perryville, November 7 12:48:44 AKST
Magnitude 4.7, 56 miles NW of Allakaket, November 9 04:26:11 AKST
Magnitude 4.7, 19 miles W of Seguam Island, November 4 22:03:44 AKST
Magnitude 4.4, 112 miles S of Dixon Entrance, November 9 09:58:40 AKST
Magnitude 4.0, 6 miles N of Anchorage, November 8 11:15:27 AKST
Magnitude 3.9, 11 miles W of Iliamna Volcano, November 9 11:18:31 AKST
Magnitude 3.9, 18 miles NE of Atka, November 4 05:41:11 AKST
Magnitude 3.8, 169 miles SE of King Cove, November 7 13:51:30 AKST
Magnitude 3.6, 14 miles S of Willow, November 6 22:17:13 AKST
Magnitude 3.5, 39 miles S of Nikolski, November 5 04:58:53 AKST

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.