Alaska Earthquake Center News

Three Quakes Confirmed in Alaska’s Largest City, No Damage Reports

Three earthquakes early Saturday morning struck Alaska’s largest city, The Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed. There were no immediate reports of damage. The strongest of the three, at magnitude 5.0, was recorded just before 3:30 a.m. The center says that was …

Residents of Anchorage, Other Nearby Alaskan Towns Feel Small Quake

Residents of Anchorage, Kenai, Sterling and Soldotna felt a small earthquake that struck the region Sunday morning, the Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed. The magnitude 3.5 earthquake hit at 7:15 a.m. and was centered in a spot 9 miles southwest of …

Alaska Earthquake Sensors Require More Funding to Maintain

A project that maintains seismic monitoring stations in Alaska needs more funding to continue fully operating, officials said. Scientists, lawmakers and federal agencies are promoting the permanent installation of the Transportable Array Network, The Anchorage Daily News reported. The National …

Moderate Earthquake Confirmed off Alaska’s Andreanof Islands Region

The Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed an earthquake hit the Andreanof Islands region. The center says the magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck at 3:54 p.m. Saturday. The epicenter was 59 miles southeast of Adak, a village of about 300 people. The center …

Small Quake Confirmed in Central Alaska

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake has hit central Alaska, the Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed. The center reported that the earthquake struck at 3:28 a.m. Sunday and its epicenter was 30 miles southwest of Manley Hot Springs, which has fewer than 100 …

M4.2 Earthquake Shakes Central Alaska

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake has hit central Alaska, the Alaska Earthquake Center has confirmed. According to the center, the earthquake struck at 11:32 p.m. on Tuesday and its epicenter was 39 miles north of the town of Talkeetna, which has …

Small Quake Confirmed Near Alaska’s Largest City

A small earthquake hit the Cook Inlet region of Alaska near Anchorage, the state’s biggest city. The Alaska Earthquake Center says the magnitude 2.8 earthquake struck at 9 a.m. Sunday a spot about 13 miles southwest of Anchorage. The earthquake …

Small Quake Hits Alaska’s Aleutian Island Chain

A magnitude 4.6 earthquake has hit an island in Alaska’s Aleutians chain, the Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed. The center reported that the earthquake struck 3:24 p.m. Sunday Alaska time on Adak Island near the far west end of the Aleutians. …

Quakes Strike Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, Aleutian Islands

The Alaska Earthquake Center reports that a magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck in the Kenai Peninsula region of Alaska. Officials say the moderate quake was felt in the Anchorage area. No damage was reported from the quakes, which struck at 8:25 …

Earthquake Felt Widely in Anchorage Region of Alaska

A moderate earthquake struck Tuesday that was widely felt in the Anchorage, Alaska area, but there were no reports of damage. The Alaska Earthquake Center says the magnitude-5.2 temblor struck at 12:38 a.m. and was centered about 130 miles northwest …