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WEEK SEISMICITY REPORT FOR JANUARY 9, 2023 TO JANUARY 15, 2023
During the week of January 9, 2023, the Alaska Earthquake Center reported 961 earthquakes within the state. The largest earthquake was magnitude 5.0 that occurred on January 10 at 10:42:02 AKST (January 10, 19:42:02 UTC), 123 miles SE of Perryville.
Two earthquakes were reported as felt, the previously mentioned M5.0, 123 miles SE of Perryville and a M3.8 located 18 miles SE of Redoubt Volcano, which occurred on January 13th at 02:04:46 AKST (11:04:46 UTC)
Fifteen icequakes were reported in the Prince William Sound, Yakutat Bay, and Icy Bay regions.
NOTABLE EVENTS IN DESCENDING ORDER OF MAGNITUDE
Magnitude 5.0, 123 miles SE of Perryville, January 10 10:42:03 AKST
Magnitude 4.8, 27 miles NE of Icy Bay, January 10 22:00:48 AKST
Magnitude 3.9, 199 miles SE of Old Harbor, January 10 00:05:50 AKST
Magnitude 3.9, 39 miles SE of Akutan, January 9 14:33:39 AKST
Magnitude 3.9, 130 miles SE of Perryville, January 10 11:21:38 AKST
Magnitude 3.8, 18 miles SE of Redoubt Volcano, January 13 02:04:46 AKST
Magnitude 3.8, 37 miles SE of Akutan, January 10 18:28:45 AKST
Magnitude 3.8, 106 miles S of Adak, January 10 23:23:18 AKST
Magnitude 3.5, 23 miles SW of Port Lions, January 15 07:57:04 AKST
Magnitude 3.4, 98 miles SE of Chignik, January 10 11:13:10 AKST
This report was compiled by R. Wilkes
The data in this report are preliminary and subject to revision. The earthquake parameters have been determined by the AEC, with supplemental data provided by the USGS National Earthquake Information Center. The data are released on the condition that none of the cooperating agencies may be held liable for any damaged resulting from its authorized or unauthorized use.
For more information on earthquakes and seismology, contact the AEC at 907-474-7320.