Magnitude 1.8 - 42 miles NW of Hayes Volcano

January 22, 2023 14:03:42 AKST (January 22, 2023 23:03:42 UTC)
62.0508°N 153.2985°W    Depth 5.9 miles (9 km)

This event has been reviewed by a seismologist

Tectonic Setting of Southwest Alaska

Seismicity in Southwest 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.