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Data Event Response to the May 1, 2017 M6.2 Earthquake 88km WNW of Skagway, Alaska

Written by David Phillips & Beth Bartel
2 May 2017

Event Summary

A Mw 6.2 earthquake occurred at 12:31:54 UTC (4:31am local) on May 1, 2017 88km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. For more information, see the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program event page.

UNAVCO Response

GPS Data
In response to the Mw 6.2 earthquake 88 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska on 2017-05-01, high-rate 1-sps (1 Hz) GPS/GNSS data are being downloaded from four PBO stations near the epicenter for a 7-day period around the event (day of event ± 3 days). A map of GPS stations being downloaded is shown in Figure 2 and includes stations AB42, AB43, AB44, and AB50. These data will be available from the UNAVCO high rate data page.

Borehole Strainmeter Data
UNAVCO has produced a fully processed 1-sps borehole strainmeter (BSM) dataset spanning the time period of this event, available from the PBO borehole strainmeter event response page.

UNAVCO Data and Support

Related Links

Map Center:
Skagway, Alaska


Last modified: 2020-01-28  22:54:37  America/Denver