During the week of June 3, 2024, the Alaska Earthquake Center reported 752 earthquakes within the state. The largest earthquake was a magnitude 4.4 that occurred on June 8 at 02:08:07 AKDT (June 8, 10:08:07 UTC), 32 miles SW of Kantishna. This earthquake generated 72 aftershocks over 48 hours, with magnitudes varying from 1.0-3.5. This earthquake was reported as felt across interior Alaska.

Other notable events include:

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake, 16 miles NW of Chugiak, occurred on June 7, 2024, at 15:39:32 AKDT. This event was reported as felt in the Chugiak and Eagle River areas, and was followed by 7 aftershocks, ranging in magnitudes of 1.1 to 2.4.

On June 6, 2024 20:35:25 AKDT, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake, 20 miles NW of Valdez, was reported as felt across Southcentral Alaska.

This week, AEC processed 7 icequakes, predominantly located west of Valdez, 8 quarry blasts mostly occurring in the Fairbanks area, and two landslides.

There were 3 earthquakes reported as felt this week.


Magnitude 4.4, 32 miles SW of Kantishna, June 8 02:08:08 AKDT
Magnitude 4.0, 12 miles SE of Kagamil Island, June 3 13:16:11 AKDT
Magnitude 3.9, 62 miles SE of Amchitka, June 3 17:16:20 AKDT
Magnitude 3.7, 46 miles SE of Chagulak Island, June 7 06:49:50 AKDT
Magnitude 3.6, 14 miles S of Davidof Island, June 5 10:41:19 AKDT
Magnitude 3.6, 34 miles SW of Kantishna, June 8 02:12:56 AKDT
Magnitude 3.5, 87 miles SE of Westdahl Peak, June 8 20:18:12 AKDT
Magnitude 3.5, 16 miles NW of Chugiak, June 7 15:39:33 AKDT
Magnitude 3.5, 60 miles SE of Herbert Island, June 9 13:17:29 AKDT
Magnitude 3.4, 81 miles SE of Westdahl Peak, June 8 19:47:32 AKDT

This report was compiled by Owen Simonds

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.