Huge 8.2 Magnitude Gulf of Alaska Earthquake Generates Little or No Wave Action

Huge 8.2 Magnitude Gulf of Alaska Earthquake Generates Little or No Wave Action

At 10:15 pm on Wednesday night, residents along the southern coast of Alaska were shaken awake by a huge earthquake that prompted evacuations all along the Aleutian Chain, Alaska Peninsula, Kodiak Island, and the southern Kenai Peninsula. Concerned citizens headed for higher ground and evacuation centers as sirens wailed in the coastal communities. The earthquake, […]

Kilauea Volcano Erupts, Hawaii’s Governor Announces Mandatory Evacuation

Kilauea Volcano Erupts, Hawaii’s Governor Announces Mandatory Evacuation

After Hawaii’s Governor David Ige issued a mandatory evacuation order, 1700 people were evacuated late Thursday from the vicinity of the big island’s largest volcano. Within 2 hours, the US geological survey reported that this most recent eruption of the Kilauea volcano ceased activity at approximately 6:30 PM HST. But, on Friday morning reported that the eruption of lava […]