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A magnitude 6.8 earthquake was recorded in the Pacific Ocean just before 3 a.m. Alaska time Friday morning. An initial estimate of 7.1 magnitude was later downgraded by the U.S. Geological Survey. For about an hour portions of the Aleutian Chain was...
Tags: Alaska, Pacific Ocean, Tsunamis, Todd Walker, Earthquakes
Three earthquakes were felt in different parts of Alaska on Wednesday. The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says in a release that a light earthquake just before 4:30 p.m. was felt in Homer, Ninilchik and Seward. The magnitude 4.1 temblor was at a...
Tags: Natural Disasters
It's the kind of July 4th float that will make you do a double take, a trailer covered in waves with a massive tsunami riding on the back of it. But if you take a minute to talk to the creators, you'll find out how this float fits in perfectly. "We...
Tags: Japan, Disasters and Accidents, Alaska, Holidays, Human Interest
I once visited the valley as one of a dozen people on a 10-day field trip with John Eichelberger, who then worked at the Alaska Volcano Observatory. As we approached the valley the first day on a bus ride from Brooks Camp in Katmai National Park, the...
The Associated PressA powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey, killing at least 75 people and sparking panic as it collapsed buildings into piles of twisted steel and chunks of concrete. Desperate survivors dug Sunday into the rubble with their bare hands,...
The National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, Colo., reports a magnitude 5.8 quake in the Pacific off the remote Fox Islands in Alaska's Aleutian Island chain. The center said it had received no reports that anyone felt the Monday night quake....
Tags: Tsunamis, Earthquakes, Natural Disasters
Channel 2 NewsSnow safety professionals from across the state gathered in Anchorage on Friday for a first-of-its-kind conference. Experts talked about the need for a standardized snow safety forecasting system and more education resources to better-equip those who...
The body of a snowboarder missing since March has been located on Deer Mountain near Ketchikan. The body of 35-year-old Michael Madden was recovered Sunday. An aircraft reported a possible body in the location during a fly-over on Saturday. Jerry Kiffer...
On Friday, Qannik the polar bear held forth in her temporary home at the Alaska Zoo. She swatted ice in a plastic bucket, rubbed her ivory fur in the dirt and playfully attacked an empty plastic barrel as an audience of zoo visitors, officials and...
The Associated PressFederal scientists have released their report identifying science knowledge "gaps" for the development of oil and gas in Arctic offshore waters. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey say key information is lacking for effective oil spill risk...
Channel 2 NewsA tsunami warning was issued and then canceled Thursday night for the Aleutian chain, after a 7.3 preliminary-magnitude earthquake struck 20 miles southeast of Amutka Pass. The warning was issued for the areas between Unimak Pass and Amchitka Pass at 7:...
The Associated PressGlitches are being reported in Alaska's tsunami warning system after Thursday night's 7.3 earthquake in the Aleutian chain. People living on the Aleutian Islands have been preparing for the next big earthquake and Thursday night they put their...
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