Weekly Seismicity Report For November 19, 2018 to November 25, 2018

During the week of November 19, 2018, the Alaska Earthquake Center reported 723 earthquakes within the state. The largest earthquake was magnitude 5.9 that occurred on November 21 at 09:21:44 AKST (November 21, 18:21:44 UTC), 8 miles SW of Iliamna Volcano. 1 event was felt. Earthquakes of note are a cluster near Brevig Mission on the Seward Peninsula, and the Northern Alaska Kaktovik aftershock sequence is still ongoing.  

Notable Events in Descending Order of Magnitude

Magnitude 5.9, 8 miles SW of Iliamna Volcano
Magnitude 4.7, 65 miles SE of King Cove
Magnitude 4.7, 12 miles N of Atka
Magnitude 4.6, 61 miles SE of King Cove
Magnitude 4.0, 17 miles NW of Brevig Mission
Magnitude 4.0, 38 miles S of Yunaska Island
Magnitude 3.6, 163 miles SE of Kodiak
Magnitude 3.6, 49 miles SE of Chignik
Magnitude 3.6, 276 miles NE of Kaktovik
Magnitude 3.5, 180 miles SE of Kodiak

This report was compiled by mlbraun

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.