• Earthquake Map static via UAF

    Earthquakes in Alaska

    This is a reprise of a 2018 post on this site. Tuesday’s 7.9 quake (on 1/23/18) got a lot of attention, so it’s a good time to talk about earthquakes in Alaska. Thanks to our position on the Pacific Rim,…

  • My study shelves after the quake

    Earthquake Nov. 30, 2018

    We had a big Alaskan earthquake on Friday morning. It was estimated at 7.0 magnitude, centered seven miles north of the city of Anchorage, and lasted for about 40 seconds. Several aftershocks hit for hours afterwards, the biggest around 5.0.…