Magnitude 1.9 - 34 miles NW of Skwentna

September 8, 2022 07:25:19 AKDT (September 8, 2022 15:25:19 UTC)
62.2051°N 152.0752°W    Depth 67.4 miles (109 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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