January 8, 1990 |
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 was felt widely around Fairbanks early Sunday, but no damage or injuries were reported. The Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer said the quake was centered 40 miles northwest of here.
November 1, 1989 |
Miriam Hilscher was knocked to the floor by a violent, unseen force and couldn't get up. She had no way of knowing whether her daughter and husband, in other parts of the house, were safe. Not until the rolling and shaking stopped 4 1/2 minutes later. The Hilschers all survived the gigantic, 8.5-magnitude earthquake that ripped through Alaska in 1964. One hundred and thirty-one others didn't.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 1989 |
A light earthquake shook the Anchorage, Alaska, area Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The tremor had a preliminary magnitude of 4 and was centered about 20 miles north of Anchorage, survey spokesman Don Finley said. No damage was reported.
March 21, 1989 |
A sharp earthquake shook a large area of Alaska, but no damage or injuries were reported. The quake Sunday, which had a magnitude of 5.3, was centered about 170 miles southwest of Anchorage, officials said.
December 22, 1988 |
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 jolted Kodiak Island, but there were no reports of damage or injuries, officials said. The temblor Tuesday night was centered about 10 miles north of the town of Kodiak, a spokesman for the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said.
November 7, 1988 |
A moderate earthquake was felt Sunday at a Navy base in the remote Aleutian Islands off Alaska, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake, measured at 5.2 on the Richter scale, was centered about 80 miles from Adak, an island about 1,000 miles from Anchorage that is the site of a Navy base.
July 23, 1988 |
An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale shook southern Alaska about 40 miles north of Anchorage on Friday, waking up residents but causing no major damage, authorities said.