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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 116

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 120

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 146

January 3, 2019 10:11 AM Japan earthquake hits: Japan coast struck by 5.0 magntude quake

JAPAN has been struck by a magnitude 5.0 earthquake today, in Kumamoto prefecture on the southern island of Kyushu. An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 hit southern Japan on Thursday but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said, and there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake, which 117

December 27, 2018 11:18 AM Sicily earthquake: Watch aerial footage of dramatic aftermath of quake near Etna volcano

ITALIAN Police has released a shocking aerial footage of the dramatic aftermath of a 4.8 magnitude earthquake in Catania, Sicily, close to the volcano Mount Etna which continues to erupt. The terrifying video released by Italian Police forces shows Catania, the second largest city in Sicily, Italy, completely destroyed after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake 162

December 27, 2018 9:15 AM Venezuela earthquake: Carabobo ROCKED by 5.6 quake

VENEZUELA has been rocked by a 5.6 magnitude earthquake, with residents in the region of Carabobo reporting strong shaking. The 5.6 quake struck at 4.59am local time (8.59am GMT), at a depth of 6.2 miles. Residents left witness reports on earthquake-tracking website CSEM-EMSC. One said: “Very strong in Valencia, Carabobo.” Another said: “It was so strong 76

December 26, 2018 8:27 AM SICILY EARTHQUAKE: 4.8 magnitude quake hits active stratovolcano Mount Etna

It hit two days after Etna, Europe's highest and most active volcano, erupted, sending a huge column of ash into the sky and causing the temporary closure of Catania airport on Sicily's eastern coast. The earthquake hit at 3:19 a.m. (0219 GMT), prompting many people to run out of their homes and sleep in cars. Television footage showed damage to older 89

December 23, 2018 4:16 PM Indonesia volcano eruption map: Where is the volcano erupting? Is Bali affected?

INDONESIA’s latest tsunami is believed to have occurred following an eruption from the Anak Krakatau volcano. But where is the volcano erupting and is Bali affected? At least 222 people have been killed and 843 are injured after the tsunami occurred at at around 9.30pm local time (2.30pm GMT) o Saturday, December 22, government officials confirmed. Members 110

December 23, 2018 1:36 PM Indonesia tsunami 2018 MAPPED: Where did tsunami hit, where is the Ring of Fire?

INDONESIA was hit by a tsunami last night, which has injured at least 843 people and killed 222, including members of the popular Indonesian rock band, Seventeen. But where did the tsunami hit and where is the Ring of Fire? The tsunami wave destroyed hundreds of buildings and homes without any warning overnight. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman at Indonesia's 122

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 114