Earthquake #2 – Magnitude 6.3 – 84km WNW of Skagway, Alaska – May 1, 2017

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USGS Event Report
Earthquake #2
2017-05-01 14:18:15 (UTC)
Magnitude 6.3
84km WNW of Skagway, Alaska
Location  59.744°N   -136.702°W
Depth  10 km

Seismotectonics of Offshore British Columbia-Southeastern Alaska and Vicinity
USGS “The tectonics of the Pacific margin of North America between Vancouver Island and south-central Alaska are dominated by the northwest motion of the Pacific plate with respect to the North America plate at a velocity of approximately 50 mm/yr.”

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