Magnitude 1.6 - 28 miles W of Skwentna

November 17, 2022 04:26:42 AKST (November 17, 2022 13:26:42 UTC)
62.0204°N 152.027°W    Depth 65.6 miles (106 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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