Alaska Quake Confirmed as Aftershock 2 Months After Big One

Article 0 Comments Aftershocks continue to rattle residents of Alaska’s largest city two months after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake caused damage in and around the Anchorage area. The Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed the latest aftershock occurred just after 11 a.m. Wednesday. The magnitude 4.1 temblor was located about 14 northwest […]

More Than 1,000 Properties Still Not Inspected After Alaska Quake

Article 0 Comments About 1,200 properties in the Anchorage area are waiting for damage inspections more than a month after the magnitude 7.0 earthquake shook south-central Alaska, city officials said. The deadline to apply for a state individual assistance grant is Jan. 29, but city officials said residents do not […]

5.0M Quake That Hit Alaska Was Aftershock, Experts Say

Article 0 Comments A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has rattled Alaska residents on New Year’s Eve but no damage or injuries were reported. The Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed the quake occurred Monday around 6 p.m. in the Cook Inlet region. It was widely felt in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. The […]

Specialist Encouraging Radon Tests for Homeowners After Alaska Quake

Article 0 Comments A state energy specialist is encouraging those affected by last month’s earthquake in south-central Alaska to retest their homes for radon. Radon is an odorless gas that has been linked to cancer. It is formed when uranium underground decays. Art Nash is a state energy specialist at […]

More Than 100 Buildings Found Unsafe After Alaska Quake

Article 0 Comments More than 100 homes and buildings in the Anchorage area have been found unsafe to enter because of damage caused by the magnitude 7.0 earthquake, according to city data. At least another 182 buildings received some kind of damage from the Nov. 30 quake that hit 7 […]

Low Earthquake Insurance Take-up in Alaska Due to High Cost?

Article 0 Comments With Alaska’s history of earthquakes, you might assume most homeowners have earthquake insurance. That’s not the case, the Anchorage Daily News reported. Only about 15 percent of Alaska homeowners buy earthquake insurance, according to an estimate provided by Lori Wing-Heier, director of the state’s Division of Insurance. […]

Selfie-Takers Told to Stay away from Quake-Buckled Road in Alaska

Article 0 Comments With sizable shockwaves still emanating from last week’s powerful earthquake, authorities in Alaska are urging the selfie-taking public to stay away from a road that was badly mangled. Some photos posted on social media show people even climbing into large cracks on the buckled road in Wasilla […]

Alaska Putting Pieces Back Together Following Massive Quake

Article 0 Comments The supply chain of food and other goods delivered to the Port of Anchorage from the Lower 48 has not been disrupted by the powerful earthquake that caused widespread damage to roads in the Anchorage area. “The ships are coming in on schedule, the supply lines are […]