Magnitude 1.7 - 50 miles NW of Skwentna

March 17, 2023 10:31:59 AKDT (March 17, 2023 18:31:59 UTC)
62.3535°N 152.4538°W    Depth 1.3 miles (2 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.