Monthly Seismicity Report For June 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017

During June 2017, the Alaska Earthquake Center located 3653 earthquakes within the state. Of these, 22 were larger than or equal to magnitude 4.0. Ten events were felt. The largest earthquake located in Alaska this month was a strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9(NEIC) that occurred on June  2 at 22:24:49.347 UTC (June  2, 14:24:49.347 AKDT), 107 miles WNW of Attu.

Notable Events in Descending Order of Magnitude

June  2 at 22:24:49.347 UTC (June  2, 14:24:49.347 AKDT), Mw 6.9(NEIC), 53.57N 170.87W, depth=6.1 km:

   A moderate earthquake was located in NEAR ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.

   It was felt in Shemya.

    This earthquake was:

  107 miles (173 km) WNW of Attu

  147 miles (237 km) WNW of Shemya

  215 miles (346 km) ESE of Bering Is, Komandorsky

 

 June 17 at 00:17:12.995 UTC (June 16, 16:17:12.995 AKDT), Ml 5.3, 51.55N -173.44W, depth=25.6 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   55 miles ( 89 km)  SE of Atka

   83 miles (133 km)  SW of Amukta Pass

  140 miles (225 km)   E of Adak

 

 June 21 at 19:20:28.180 UTC (June 21, 11:20:28.180 AKDT), Ml 5.0, 52.00N 179.42W, depth=161.4 km:

   A moderate earthquake was located in RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.

    This earthquake was:

   37 miles ( 60 km) NNE of Amchitka

  150 miles (241 km)   E of Buldir Is

  168 miles (270 km)   W of Adak

 

 June  7 at 16:22:22.632 UTC (June  7, 08:22:22.632 AKDT), Ml 4.6, 51.52N -178.38W, depth=3.7 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   78 miles (125 km) WSW of Adak

  113 miles (181 km)   E of Amchitka

  184 miles (296 km) WSW of Atka

 

 June  5 at 07:51:05.732 UTC (June  4, 23:51:05.732 AKDT), Ml 4.5, 52.23N -170.40W, depth=33.1 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   68 miles (109 km)   E of Amukta Pass

   81 miles (130 km)  SW of Nikolski

  161 miles (259 km)   E of Atka

 

 June 14 at 20:56:15.041 UTC (June 14, 12:56:15.041 AKDT), Ml 4.5, 56.55N -168.24W, depth=27.3 km:

   A light earthquake was located in PRIBILOF ISLANDS, ALASKA REGION.

    This earthquake was:

   77 miles (124 km)  SE of St. George

   97 miles (156 km)  SE of St. Paul

  193 miles (310 km) NNW of Akutan

 

 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

 

 June  5 at 04:00:09.517 UTC (June  4, 20:00:09.517 AKDT), Ml 4.4, 50.96N 179.49W, depth=8.6 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   44 miles ( 72 km) SSE of Amchitka

  178 miles (286 km) WSW of Adak

  180 miles (290 km) ESE of Buldir Is

 

 June  5 at 13:43:54.735 UTC (June  5, 05:43:54.735 AKDT), Ml 4.4, 52.60N -174.26W, depth=254.3 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   28 miles ( 45 km)   N of Atka

   97 miles (156 km)   W of Amukta Pass

  113 miles (182 km) ENE of Adak

 

 June 20 at 10:32:44.812 UTC (June 20, 02:32:44.812 AKDT), Ml 4.4, 51.16N -178.47W, depth=25.4 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   92 miles (149 km) WSW of Adak

  112 miles (181 km) ESE of Amchitka

  196 miles (316 km) WSW of Atka

 

 June 23 at 20:08:10.337 UTC (June 23, 12:08:10.337 AKDT), Ml 4.3, 50.06N -179.03W, depth=3.3 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

  133 miles (214 km)  SE of Amchitka

  162 miles (261 km)  SW of Adak

  256 miles (412 km) WSW of Atka

 

 June  6 at 12:22:28.180 UTC (June  6, 04:22:28.180 AKDT), Ml 4.2, 51.60N -175.19W, depth=22.8 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   59 miles ( 95 km)  SW of Atka

   66 miles (106 km) ESE of Adak

  145 miles (234 km) WSW of Amukta Pass

 

 June 21 at 21:58:53.383 UTC (June 21, 13:58:53.383 AKDT), Ml 4.2, 51.61N -178.40W, depth=7.3 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   77 miles (124 km) WSW of Adak

  112 miles (180 km)   E of Amchitka

  183 miles (295 km)   W of Atka

 

 June 21 at 17:44:31.859 UTC (June 21, 09:44:31.859 AKDT), Ml 4.2, 57.79N -154.34W, depth=57.0 km:

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

   It was felt in Kodiak and Eagle River.

    This earthquake was:

   16 miles ( 25 km) NNE of Karluk

   22 miles ( 35 km)  NW of Larsen Bay

   54 miles ( 87 km)   W of Port Lions

 

 June 29 at 20:05:26.239 UTC (June 29, 12:05:26.239 AKDT), Ml 4.2, 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

 

 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

 

 June  2 at 23:01:48.919 UTC (June  2, 15:01:48.919 AKDT), Ml 4.2, 53.99N 170.21W, depth=10.0 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

  144 miles (232 km) WNW of Attu

  179 miles (287 km) ESE of Bering Is, Komandorsky

  184 miles (296 km) WNW of Shemya

 

 June 25 at 08:47:02.643 UTC (June 25, 00:47:02.643 AKDT), Ml 4.1, 51.46N -170.56W, depth=27.7 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   87 miles (140 km)  SE of Amukta Pass

  125 miles (201 km)  SW of Nikolski

  164 miles (263 km) ESE of Atka

 

 June 20 at 11:53:23.111 UTC (June 20, 03:53:23.111 AKDT), Ml 4.1, 51.68N -178.50W, depth=10.8 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   80 miles (129 km)   W of Adak

  108 miles (174 km)   E of Amchitka

  186 miles (300 km)   W of Atka

 

 June 17 at 20:19:35.011 UTC (June 17, 12:19:35.011 AKDT), Ml 4.0, 52.77N 171.12W, depth=9.9 km:

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

    This earthquake was:

   89 miles (143 km)   W of Attu

  125 miles (202 km)   W of Shemya

  204 miles (328 km)   W of Buldir Is

 

 June  5 at 11:24:34.964 UTC (June  5, 03:24:34.964 AKDT), Ml 4.0, 50.44N -170.10W, depth=5.0 km:

   A light earthquake was located in SOUTH OF ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.

    This earthquake was:

  155 miles (250 km) SSE of Amukta Pass

  180 miles (290 km) SSW of Nikolski

  215 miles (345 km) ESE of Atka

 

 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

 

 

This report was compiled by N.Kozyreva. 

 

The data in this report are preliminary and subject to revision. Most of the earthquake parameters have been determined by the Alaska Earthquake Center, with supplemental data provided by the USGS National Earthquake Information Center, Box 25046, Denver Federal Center MS 967, Denver, CO 80225. 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.

 

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