Magnitude 1.6 - 30 miles W of Skwentna

September 22, 2022 13:56:11 AKDT (September 22, 2022 21:56:11 UTC)
62.0389°N 152.0708°W    Depth 65.0 miles (105 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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