Magnitude 1.3 - 52 miles W of Hayes Volcano

September 21, 2022 00:24:17 AKDT (September 21, 2022 08:24:17 UTC)
61.7897°N 153.9917°W    Depth 4.9 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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