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January 10, 2019 9:31 PM Alaska earthquakes: Is THIS the reason for 98 earthquakes in Alaska in just 10 DAYS?

EARTHQUAKES have already begun to rock Alaska this year, with a staggering 98 quakes in 10 days. But is THIS the reason there have been so many quakes in Alaska? Alaska Earthquakes: There has been an increased level of seismic activity in Alaska of late (Image: GETTY/ USGS) Professor McGuire explained: “In Alaska, earthquake activity is increasing where 107

January 10, 2019 7:34 PM Is Alaska at risk of a tsunami to rival 1964?

ALASKA has seen a staggering 98 earthquakes in just 10 days, but is the US state at risk of a tsunami to rival that of 1964? Earthquakes today: Alaska has had nearly 100 earthquakes since the year began (Image: GETTY/ GOOGLE MAPS) Tsunamis are likely to occur around Alaska, and one still fresh in people’s minds is the tsunami which followed a mammoth 108

January 10, 2019 2:59 PM Alaska earthquakes today: MORE quakes hit Alaska

ALASKA has experienced daily jolts after a massive magnitude-7.0 earthquake struck on November 30. Here is the latest as more quakes hit Alaska - is the Big One coming? The area also sees about 300 earthquakes at magnitude 4 to 5 per year, with an average of a 1,000 earthquakes located in Alaska each month. This is because one of the fastest moving underwater 131

December 21, 2018 6:00 PM ‘When not if!’ Alaska could be hit by MORE massive quakes, seismologist warns

Ben van der Pluijm, a scientist at the University of Michigan, told Express.co.uk: “The November 30 quake was quite large, so lots of associated aftershock activity is expected, as we are indeed seeing. South Alaska's plate convergence zone hosted of one of largest megathrust quakes in history. Recent activity is reminder that it's a matter of time for large 104

December 8, 2018 12:18 PM EARTHQUAKE WARNING: ‘VERY large’ earthquake predicted to strike TOMORROW

EARTH is at serious risk of being hit by a “very, very large earthquake” before Monday, December 10, due to the planet’s position, according to a self-styled planetary geometry analyst. The “major earthquake warning” was issued by the Ditrianum website on Thursday, telling people to be on alert for significant seismic activity between December 7 and 13. Netherlands-based 57

December 6, 2018 10:06 PM Alaska earthquake: Anchorage hit by ANOTHER strong quake

A STRONG earthquake has rattled Anchorage just days after a major tremor caused widespread damage across Alaska’s biggest city. Witnesses reported feeling buildings shaking as the magnitude 5.1 quake struck at 9.45pm GMT (1.45pm local time). The epicentre was just 37km north of Anchorage, according to earthquake monitoring service EMSC. People in the area took to the EMSC site to share 105

November 30, 2018 8:08 PM Alaska earthquake today: Where was centre of Anchorage earthquake? How BIG was it?

A HUGE and powerful earthquake which prompted people to run from their offices and take cover under desks, but where was the centre of the earthquake? A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake has hit Anchorage, Alaska, the US Geological Survey has said. The USGS said the quake was centred about 8 miles north of Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city at 8.29am local 73

November 30, 2018 6:58 PM Alaska earthquake TODAY: Where is Anchorage

ALASKA was struck by a massive magnitude 7.0 earthquake today, sparking tsunami warnings, but where is Anchorage? Anchorage in Alaska was struck by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 8.29am local time (5.29pm GMT) on Friday. It was followed by a large 5.8 magnitude earthquake shortly afterwards. The US Tsunami Warning System has put a tsunami warning in place 88

November 22, 2018 9:36 AM Alaska volcano ERUPTION: Red aviation warning as Veniaminof spews ash 15,000 feet in air

ACTIVITY at Veniaminof, a volcano on the Alaskan Peninsula has intensified significantly, spewing ash 15,000 feet into the air, prompting the United States Geological Survey to increase the aviation colour code warning to red, while raising the overall warning level from watch to warning, with some communities warned to brace themselves for the possibility 69

October 17, 2018 10:12 AM Yet another place that’s too far away legalises weed

YET another country that is far too distant from Britain to be worth the trip has irritatingly made weed legal. Canada, which like Colorado and California and Alaska is a ten-hour international flight away and therefore useless for stag dos, is merrily puffing away on cannabis while jealous Brits are stuck at home with crap hash. Tom Booker of Leeds 46