earthquakes

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.

 

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

 

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

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

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