UAF's Carl Tape will be speaking on Tuesday night in Fairbanks about his research into an elusive 1904 magnitude 7.3 earthquake that happened, we now believe, somewhere near Lake Minchumina. This is a detective story.
We have completed processing of earthquakes for 2016. Here are some numbers:
In response to user feedback, we have added a simplified list of recent earthquakes to our website.
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.