Mw 6.2 Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands
updated 27 January 2022

On 22 January 2022 a strong earthquake occurred at the Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands at a depth of 51 km. The seismic event occurred at 05:17:07 UTC and had an estimated moment magnitude (Mw) 6.2.

The earthquake occurred as a result of lunar geometry involving the gas-giants, in particular on the 19th and 20th, which already caused a strong earthquake a day earlier. It was the second of two strong earthquakes within three hours.

Moon-Earth-Saturn         2022-01-19,  6:48:29  313°40'36"
Moon-Earth-Jupiter        2022-01-20, 22:29:52  334°24'58"
Moon-Earth-Neptune        2022-01-22,  5:15:03  350°50'48"
					
SSGI chart
SSGI depiction of planetary (PG) and lunar (LG) geometry

atmospheric electricity
atmospheric electricity before and during the earthquake