Magnitude 1.5 - 34 miles NW of Skwentna

September 7, 2022 23:31:50 AKDT (September 8, 2022 07:31:50 UTC)
62.1548°N 152.1308°W    Depth 60.5 miles (98 km)





Tectonic Setting of Southwest Alaska

Seismicity in Western Alaska is very sparse. Known faults include the Iditarod-Nixon Fork and the western Denali Fault. Neither fault system has documented historical or Holocene earthquake activity. On average this region produces one M4-5 earthquake every other year.

Contributed by:
1Alaska Earthquake Center
2USGS National Earthquake Information Center
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