Magnitude 1.6 - 34 miles NW of Skwentna

September 19, 2022 06:42:46 AKDT (September 19, 2022 14:42:46 UTC)
62.1591°N 152.1455°W    Depth 64.1 miles (103 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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