Articles tagged "little sitkin"

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Massive M7.9 earthquake struck Aleutian Islands, Alaska - tsunami warnings issued

A massive M7.9 earthquake (downgraded from M8.0) struck Aleutian Islands, Alaska on June 23, 2014, at 20:53 UTC. USGS is reporting depth of 107.5 km (66.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.9 at depth of 100 km.Epicenter was located 24 km (15 miles) S

June 23, 2014

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Swarm of earthquakes raised alert for dormant Little Sitkin volcano at Aleutian Islands

A series of small earthquakes near a long-dormant volcanic peak in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands has prompted researchers to raise the alert level for the Little Sitkin volcano. Swarm of high-frequency earthquakes began on night of August 29 night at approximately

September 01, 2012