Alaska Earthquake Center


Episode Ten is a Kachemak Sciencequake!
Seismologists, Natalia Ruppert from the Alaska Earthquake Center in Fairbanks and Dr. Kasey Aderhold at  KBBI studios in Homer, talk about their work installing seismometers, and  monitoring and interperating data from the Alaska Transportable Array.
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Kenai Peninsula communities report minimal damage following 7.3 quake

Nov 30, 2018
Victoria Petersen, Peninsula Clarion

A large earthquake rocked Alaskans in the southcentral region of the state Friday morning. The tsunami warning issued by the National Tsunami Warning Center was canceled a couple of hours after the 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Anchorage. Communities on the Kenai Peninsula are reporting only minimal damage

The National Tsunami Warning Center issued the tsunami warning shortly after the quake struck near Anchorage at about 8:30 a.m. That warning was canceled shortly before 10 a.m.

Magnitude 4.5 Quake 67 Miles West of Ninilchik

Feb 3, 2016

The Alaska Earthquake Center says there was a magnitude 4.5 earthquake felt on the Kenai Peninsula at 11:31 this morning. It was centered 67 miles West of Ninilchik and occurred 120 miles beneath the earth’s surface.

There are no reports of damage from the quake and there are no warnings about volcanic activity or a tsunami. 

Earthquake Stories From South Peninsula

Jan 25, 2016
Photo by Perry Lynn/Safeway Grocery Manager

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook the state Sunday morning. The quake originated 60 miles west of Homer. Southern peninsula residents say they saw minimal damage.