Posted by feww on August 31, 2013
8 significant aftershocks strike Aleutian Islands, following M7.0 quake
At least 8 significant aftershocks, measuring 5.0Mw or larger, were among a swarm of dozen quakes that hit Aleutian Islands, Alaska, following a powerful 7.0 mainshock that occurred ESE of Adak, Alaska earlier today.
West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said there was no tsunami advisory, watch or warning in effect after the mainshock.
The M7.0 quake struck about 94km (58mi) ESE of Adak, Alaska and was strongly felt in Adak, about 2,000km southwest of Anchorage, according to reports.
There was no report of major damage or injuries, as of posting.
Earthquake location Map. Source: USGS/EHP
Details of Mainshock
- Event Time: 2013-08-30 16:25:02 UTC
- Location: 51.610°N 175.361°W depth=33.5km (20.8mi)
- Nearby Cities
- 94km (58mi) ESE of Adak, Alaska
- 1,520km (944mi) SSE of Anadyr’, Russia
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Posted by feww on April 27, 2011
FIRE-EARTH Model shows NEAR CRITICAL buildup of tectonic stress energy near the coast of Alaska.
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Posted by feww on August 11, 2009
A great earthquake may strike Alaska in 2009
FEWW Alaska Earthquake Forecast – Update # 2
FEWW Moderators believe a magnitude 9.2Mw earthquake could strike Alaska anytime.
Details of FEWW Alaska Earthquake Forecast were initially posted at Magnitude MW 5.7 Quake Hits Southern Alaska on January 26, 2009, and were subsequently revised in FEWW: Alaska Earthquake Warning on August 6, 2009.
FEWW has now revised the Alaska Earthquake Forecast as follows:
- Magnitude: 9.2
- Probability of occurrence: 0.8
- Estimated date of occurrence: November 19, 2009
- Date uncertainty: +/- 90 days.
- Estimated Location: 60.414N, 149.496W
- Location uncertainty: Radius of about 50km from the estimated epicenter
- Estimated depth: 8km [+/-2.6km]
FEWW Alaska Earthquake Forecast. Approximate location. Source of original map: Google Earth. Map may be subject to copyright.
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