During the week of March 25, 2024, the Alaska Earthquake Center reported 786 earthquakes within the state. The largest earthquake was magnitude 5.8 that occurred on March 30 at 08:28:58 AKDT (March 30, 16:28:58 UTC), 3 miles N of Little Sitkin Pass.

Throughout this week, notable seismic activity was observed on the mainland, including two magnitude 3.3 earthquakes—one striking 30 miles south of Kantishna on March 26, 2024, at 22:20:24 AKDT, and another occurring 31 miles east of Talkeetna on March 29, 2024, at 20:00:45 AKDT. Additionally, a magnitude 3.0 quake was recorded 33 miles north of Skwentna on March 29, 2024, at 16:42:24 AKDT. Furthermore, 7 events with magnitudes ranging from 1.0 to 2.2 were documented in the Ulaneak Creek Earthquake swarm in the Schwatka Mountains of the central Brooks Range.

Moreover, 16 icequakes were recorded in the Prince William Sound, Icy Bay, and Yakutat Bay regions with magnitudes ranging from 0.8 to 1.6.

Notably no events were reported as felt during this week



Magnitude 5.8, 3 miles N of Little Sitkin Pass, March 30 08:28:59 AKDT
Magnitude 3.9, 157 miles SE of Old Harbor, March 31 15:56:56 AKDT
Magnitude 3.8, 85 miles S of Westdahl Peak, March 28 03:13:09 AKDT
Magnitude 3.5, 97 miles S of Amchitka, March 24 18:25:34 AKDT
Magnitude 3.5, 35 miles S of Herbert Island, March 27 05:30:16 AKDT
Magnitude 3.4, 58 miles S of Westdahl Peak, March 24 20:37:38 AKDT
Magnitude 3.3, 41 miles SE of Yantarni Volcano, March 31 02:14:06 AKDT
Magnitude 3.3, 30 miles S of Kantishna, March 26 22:20:25 AKDT
Magnitude 3.3, 49 miles S of Mt. Gareloi, March 27 19:43:06 AKDT
Magnitude 3.3, 52 miles SE of Akutan, March 29 22:49:41 AKDT

This report was compiled by Shah Khan

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 authorized or unauthorized use.

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