5.0 Quake Hits Anchorage Sunday Morning

5.0 Quake Hits Anchorage Sunday Morning

Another large aftershock shook the Anchorage metropolitan area awake at 7:45 am on Sunday morning. The quake, measured at 5.0, was generated 9.3 miles to the northwest of Anchorage across the inlet from the city. It was calculated to have its origins 28 miles beneath the surface. The shaker was felt throughout the south-central area […]

Western Cook Inlet Quake Shakes Up Kenai Peninsula

Western Cook Inlet Quake Shakes Up Kenai Peninsula

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]n earthquake with the preliminary measurement of 5.7 magnitude occurred at 9:21 am on the western shores of Cook Inlet near Chinitna Bay according to USGS Wednesday morning. The short shaker occurred at a depth of 90.4 miles 55 miles east of Iliamna. The quake was felt throughout the Cook Inlet region by residents. No damage was […]

7.6 Quake Strikes Caribbean Sea Tuesday Night

7.6 Quake Strikes Caribbean Sea Tuesday Night

A huge 7.6 magnitude earthquake originated in the Carribean Sea just before 10 pm Eastern time (just before 6pm-Alaska Time) prompting tsunami warnings being issued for the lowland areas in Puerto Rico, the Cayman Islands, Cuba, Jamaica, as well as other Caribbean Islands and Mexico and Central America. The earthquake, one of the largest in modern […]

Deadly 7.3 Quake Strikes Iraq-Iran Boarder Region

Deadly 7.3 Quake Strikes Iraq-Iran Boarder Region

Rescuers continue to comb through the rubble in the aftermath of the deadly earthquake that rocked the border area between Iraq and Iran on Sunday in an effort to locate additional survivors. Thousands of people near the epicenter were injured and well over 400 others perished as the buildings collapsed during the magnitude 7.3 quake […]

5.4 Magnitude Quake Rattles Kenai Peninsula

5.4 Magnitude Quake Rattles Kenai Peninsula

A moderate 5.4 magnitude quake generated at a depth of forty-five miles originated approximately 10 miles north of Ninilchik on Saturday evening at 8:25 pm. The shaker could be felt up and down the western half of the Kenai Peninsula. While in areas close to the epicenter, residents felt heavy shaking, other portions of the Kenai […]