Magnitude 1.7 - 33 miles NW of Skwentna

September 22, 2022 10:23:31 AKDT (September 22, 2022 18:23:31 UTC)
62.1588°N 152.1052°W    Depth 66.2 miles (107 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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