earthquakes

Dunleavy seeks disaster declaration after earthquake

Dunleavy seeks disaster declaration after earthquake

The money would help the state recover more quickly.

 

Some families displaced by Anchorage earthquake

Some families displaced by Anchorage earthquake

More than 40 people had been placed in hotel rooms as of Dec. 14.

 

President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, participates in a discussion with Governors-Elect Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in the Cabinet Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo | Joyce N. Boghosian)
President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, participates in a discussion with Governors-Elect Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in the Cabinet Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo | Joyce N. Boghosian)
Deputy Region Director Tom Renninger speaks on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, about working as the night shift incident commander at the Emergency Operations Center in Anchorage as DOT&PF responded to the earthquake last week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Deputy Region Director Tom Renninger speaks on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, about working as the night shift incident commander at the Emergency Operations Center in Anchorage as DOT&PF responded to the earthquake last week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Hundreds of aftershocks shake Alaskans following big quake

Hundreds of aftershocks shake Alaskans following big quake

Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 rocked buildings and buckled roads Friday morning.

Hundreds of aftershocks shake Alaskans following big quake
In this photo provided by Vincent Nusunginya, items fallen from the shelves litter the aisles inside a Safeway grocery store following a magnitude 6.8 earthquake on the Kenai Peninsula on Sunday Jan. 24, 2016, in south-central Alaska. The quake knocked items off shelves and walls in south-central Alaska and jolted the nerves of residents in this earthquake prone region, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. (Vincent Nusunginya via the AP)

Alaska plans statewide earthquake drill for Thursday

The Alaska division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is urging Alaskans to participate in “The Great Alaska Shakeout,” a statewide earthquake drill, at 10:18… Continue reading

In this photo provided by Vincent Nusunginya, items fallen from the shelves litter the aisles inside a Safeway grocery store following a magnitude 6.8 earthquake on the Kenai Peninsula on Sunday Jan. 24, 2016, in south-central Alaska. The quake knocked items off shelves and walls in south-central Alaska and jolted the nerves of residents in this earthquake prone region, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. (Vincent Nusunginya via the AP)
A map provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows the preliminary epicenter of the earthquake that rattled Juneau on Saturday afternoon. (U.S. Geological Survey)

Saturday afternoon earthquake rattles Juneau, northern Southeast and the Yukon

Juneau, much of northern Southeast Alaska, far northwestern British Columbia and the Yukon shook Saturday afternoon as a Magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit the region. No… Continue reading

A map provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows the preliminary epicenter of the earthquake that rattled Juneau on Saturday afternoon. (U.S. Geological Survey)
Alaska Earthquake Center field technician Dara Merz services a seismic station in the White Mountains in 2014. (Photo by Ian Dickson, courtesy Alaska Earthquake Center)

Alaska may lose its 24/7 earthquake monitors to budget cuts

When the shaking stops, Alaska’s seismologists have a goal: 10 minutes. That’s the time it should take for them to consult their instruments, run calculations,… Continue reading

Alaska Earthquake Center field technician Dara Merz services a seismic station in the White Mountains in 2014. (Photo by Ian Dickson, courtesy Alaska Earthquake Center)
A series of earthquakes in British Columbia awoke many in Juneau and the Yukon Monday morning. (Photo courtesy US Geological Survey)

String of alarm-clock earthquakes awakens northern Southeast and the Yukon

A series of moderate earthquakes rocked Juneau awake early Monday morning, but no significant damage was reported and no tsunami warning was issued. According to… Continue reading

A series of earthquakes in British Columbia awoke many in Juneau and the Yukon Monday morning. (Photo courtesy US Geological Survey)