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Significant Quake Strikes Alaska Coast

Posted by feww on July 25, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
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M5.9 Strikes 81km W of Gustavus, Alaska

Centered at 58.358°N, 137.130°W the quake occurred at a depth of of about 10.0km (6.2mi).

The main shock was preceded by a 4.7Mw foreshock, and followed by at least 5 aftershocks measuring between 4.5 and 3.8Mw as of posting.

Some 65 earthquakes of all magnitudes, out of a global 201 shocks, have rocked Alaska in the past 24 hours, as of posting.

At least 182 earthquakes, or about 91 percent of global total, have struck the U.S. (including Puerto Rico) in the same period.

alaska eqs 25jul14
EQ Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP

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Powerful Quake Strikes Alaska

Posted by feww on June 24, 2014

SEISMIC HAZARD
HEIGHTENED GLOBAL SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS 08, 07
.

M7.9 Strikes 24km SE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska

Centered at 51.797°N, 178.760°E the earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.5km (66.8mi) and was followed by dozens of aftershocks including 10 shocks measuring 4.8Mw or greater, as of posting.

5.7 7km NW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska 2014-06-24 00:52:28 UTC 102.6 km
4.8 7km N of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska 2014-06-23 23:39:32 UTC 100.0 km
4.5 16km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska 2014-06-23 23:33:52 UTC 94.1 km
4.9 Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 2014-06-23 22:47:53 UTC 117.5 km
5.9 3km ENE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska 2014-06-23 22:29:51 UTC 103.1 km
4.7 Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 2014-06-23 22:18:37 UTC 118.0 km
5.1 11km N of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska 2014-06-23 22:03:28 UTC 117.3 km
4.8 7km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska 2014-06-23 21:42:57 UTC 116.9 km
5.9 11km WNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska 2014-06-23 21:30:47 UTC 109.1 km
6.0 6km WNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska 2014-06-23 21:11:41 UTC 106.8 km

Tsunami Warning Canceled
A tsunami was generated by this event but does not pose a threat to the coastal araes.  Some areas may see small sea level changes.

EQ Location Map
alaska 23jun2014
Source: USGS/EHP

Other Recent Significant Seismicity

Oklahoma
2.7 7km NNE of Stillwater, Oklahoma 2014-06-24 01:53:23 UTC 7.4 km
2.9 12km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma 2014-06-23 15:26:14 UTC 5.0 km
3.5 11km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma 2014-06-23 13:44:59 UTC 5.5 km
3.3 11km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma 2014-06-23 09:48:01 UTC 4.6 km
3.2 13km SW of Guthrie, Oklahoma 2014-06-23 07:42:06 UTC 6.9 km

Kermadec Islands, New Zealand Region
6.9 96km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand 2014-06-23 19:19:16 UTC 20.0 km
6.3 87km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand 2014-06-23 19:21:48 UTC 20.0 km
6.2 85km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand 2014-06-23 20:06:19 UTC 20.0 km
5.9 Kermadec Islands, New Zealand 2014-06-23 22:20:04 UTC 10.0 km

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: FIRE-EARTH EQ Forecast

The next detailed FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecast will be published in the Members Bulletin today,  June 24, at 06:32 UTC.


 

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