Beginning on January 17, the Earthquake Center's Lea Gardine will be teaching a new online course for educators.
Hundreds of seismic stations send data continuously to our lab from places scattered across Alaska.
Please check out Mike's Alaska Dispatch piece, "Quake in Italy should remind Alaskans of our own peril."
Many of you have noticed the significant swarm of small quakes occurring about 8 miles west of Mt. Spurr. Since June 11, there have been hundreds of earthquake-like events with magnitudes up to 2.4.
Pavlof volcano began a new eruption on March 27 with little advance warning.
At 1:41 Monday morning, many in the Anchorage and Kenai regions woke to the shaking of a magnitude 4.2 earthquake centered 13 miles west of Hope.
Most people can visualize how earthquakes are generated at plate boundaries, where one plate grinds against or collides with another.
Carl Tape's simulation of the M7.1 Iniskin Earthquake is generating a lot of interest, in part because it appears to reflect many people's experience of the earthquake.
Four hundred miles from the epicenter, at 1:30 in the morning, many in Fairbanks did not feel the earthquake at all. For those who did, it lasted for a long time and came as two distinct, widely separated shocks.
A damaging magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred at 1:30am Sunday, 60 miles west of Homer. So far there are no reports of injuries.