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2014 M6.0 Palma Bay Earthquake

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred on Friday, July 25 at 2:54 am AKDT (10:54 UTC) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) near Palma Bay in Southeast Alaska.

This earthquake was preceded by less than a minute by a magnitude 5.4 foreshock that occurred in the same location.

This event was felt widely throughout southeastern Alaska and Yukon communities. No reports of structural damage have been received. This earthquake triggered an underwater landslide that severed a fiber optic cable operated by a local internet provider (ACS).

Last Modified: April 20, 2022