Magnitude 1.4 - 48 miles S of Nikolai

September 12, 2022 02:09:03 AKDT (September 12, 2022 10:09:03 UTC)
62.3388°N 154.1021°W    Depth 4.6 miles (7 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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