Magnitude 1.8 - 39 miles NW of Skwentna

November 8, 2022 17:23:39 AKST (November 9, 2022 02:23:39 UTC)
62.2152°N 152.2568°W    Depth 70.5 miles (114 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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