Articles tagged "alaska earthquakes"

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Strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits Anchorage, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.0 hit Anchorage, Alaska at 17:29 UTC (08:29 AKST) on November 30, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 40.9 km (25.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 31 km (19.2 miles). The quake was...

November 30, 2018

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hit Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska at 16:50 UTC (07:50 local time) on August 25, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 35.1 km (21.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 40 km (24.8...

August 25, 2018

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Strong M6.3 earthquake hits near Tanaga Volcano, Alaska

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near Tanaga Volcano, Andreanof Islands, Alaska at 03:56 UTC on August 23, 2018 (18:35 local time, August 22). The agency is reporting a depth of 43.9 km (27.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 60 km...

August 23, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Andreanof Islands, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit the Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska at 21:57 UTC on August 15, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 31.6 km (19.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles)....

August 15, 2018

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Earthquakes continue after strongest-ever quake hits North Slope, Alaska

The USGS recorded more than 270 earthquakes in Alaska's North Slope on Sunday, August 12 and Monday, August 13, 2018, including M6.4, the most powerful earthquake ever to hit the region. The previous most powerful quake in the North Slope was M5.2 registered in...

August 13, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits northern Alaska, 60th earthquake since 02:14 UTC

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit northern Alaska at 21:15 UTC (13:15 UTC) on August 12, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 0.1 km (0.06 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located...

August 12, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits northern Alaska

A strong and very shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit northern Alaska at 14:58 UTC (06:58 local time) on August 12, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 9.9 km (6.1 miles). This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the...

August 12, 2018

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near Chernabura Island, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near Chernabura Island, Alaska at 14:16 UTC on July 17, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 17.1 km (10.6 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw5.9 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This earthquake is...

July 19, 2018

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Strong M6.6 earthquake hits Rat Islands at intermediate depth, Alaska

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit near the Rat Islands, Alaska at 22:34 UTC on October 8, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 111.8 km (69.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 121 km (75 miles). According to the USGS, the...

October 08, 2017

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Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits Near Islands, tsunami not expected

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit off Near Islands, Alaska at 22:24 UTC (14:24 AKDT) on June 2, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 4.3 km (2.7 miles). GFZ Potsdam is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles)....

June 02, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hit near Tanaga volcano, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit near Tanaga volcano, Alaska at 17:00 UTC on May 8, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This is the 4th and strongest earthquake to hit within 48 km (30 miles) from the Tanaga...

May 08, 2017

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Two M6+ earthquakes, dozens of aftershocks hit Alaska - BC border region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit sparsely populated Alaska - British Columbia border region at 12:31 UTC on May 1, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 2.2 km (1.3 miles). The quake was followed by numerous aftershocks over the...

May 01, 2017

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near Shemya Island, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near Shemya Island, Alaska at 09:23 UTC on December 3, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 26.9 km (16.7 miles). The epicenter was located 46.1 km (28.6 miles) ESE of Siksatok (population 0),...

December 03, 2016

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hit Alaska Peninsula

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Alaska Peninsula at 05:50 UTC on April 2, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 7.6 km (4.7 miles). The epicenter was located 105 km (65 miles) NNE of Chignik Lake, 649 km (403 miles) SW of Anchorage and 683...

April 02, 2016

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Very strong M7.1 earthquake hits near Anchor Point, Alaska, US

A very strong earthquake, registered by the USGS as M7.1, hit near Anchor Point, Alaska, US at 10:27 UTC on January 24, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 127.8 km (79.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). According to the USGS,...

January 24, 2016

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Shallow M6.2 earthquake registered near Atka, Aleutian Islands

A shallow earthquake registered by USGS as M6.2 hit near Atka, Aleutian Islands, Alaska at 16:03 UTC on November 9, 2015. The agency is reporting depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the USGS, epicenter was located 93 km (58 miles) ESE of Atka, Alaska and 1 548...

November 09, 2015

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Strong earthquake M6.3 registered near Iliamna Volcano, Southern Alaska, US

A strong earthquake registered as M6.3 hit Southern Alaska, US at 02:35 UTC on July 29, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 116.6 km (72.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 103 km (64 miles).Epicenter was located, 15 km (9 miles) SSW of Iliamna Volcano, 68 km (4

July 29, 2015

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Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hit off the coast of Fox Islands, Alaska

A very strong and shallow earthquake, M6.9 hit off the coast of Fox Islands, Alaska, US at 04:49 UTC on July 27, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 27.1 km (16.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.9 earthquake at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles).Epicenter was located 73 km (45 mil

July 27, 2015

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Very strong M6.8 earthquake hits off the coast of Alaska, US

A very strong M6.8 earthquake was registered by USGS at a depth of 61.7 km (38.3 miles) near Chirikof Island, Alaska at 07:00 UTC on May 29, 2015. EMSC is also reporting M6.8 at a depth of 60 km.According to the USGS, epicenter was located 111 km (69 miles) NNW of Chiri

May 29, 2015

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Very strong earthquake M6.2 rattles Alaska, USA

A very strong earthquake measuring M6.2 on the Richter scale hit Cook Inlet region of Alaska​, USA at 17:51 UTC (09:51 local time) on September 25, 2014. USGS is reporting depth of 101.7 km (63.2 miles).Epicenter was located 95 km (59 miles) WNW of Willow, 130 km (81

September 25, 2014

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Massive 7.1 earthquake struck on the subduction slopes of the unpopulated Alaskan Islands

A massive 7.1 magnitude earthquake (later downgraded to 6.8) struck at 10:55 UTC (01:55 AM local time) 45 km (27 miles) SW of Amukta Island and 85 km (52 miles) SW of Yunaska Island, Alaska (52.185°N, 171.684°W) on depth of 35.5 km (22.1 miles).This is an afters

September 02, 2011