Recently, many national news outlets picked up a story about the earthquake and tsunami threat posed by Alaska’s Shumagin Gap. The headlines were frightening.
The magnitude 7.7 earthquake on July 17, 2017 in the Komandorskie Islands is the largest of its kind
After a long spell with few earthquakes strong enough to be felt, over the last ten days we've had 3 earthquakes larger than magnitude 6, seven larger than M5, and more than fifty larger than M4.
Earthquakes beneath and around Denali are very common and in fact encapsulate three stories of Alaska seismicity in one location.
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."