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Fox News   21 February 2020   USA  
<p>In 2019, California was rocked by back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.1 and 6.4, respectively. The quakes brought renewed attention to the state’s vulnerability given its boundaries around the San Andreas fault line.<br>The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) ...
NTD.TV   23 January 2020   Alaska   Adak  
<p>A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck 50 miles west of the city of Adak in Alaska at 7:53 p.m. Alaska Standard Time, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Thursday.</p>
livescience   07 November 2019   Alaska  
<p>Massive and meaty, the Taku Glacier in Alaska's Juneau Icefield was a poster child for the frozen places holding their own against climate change. As the largest of 20 major glaciers in the region and one of the single thickest glaciers in the world (it ...
Express   03 April 2019   Alaska   Aleutian Islands  
<p>A 6.5 magnitude earthquake has hit off the coast of Alaska. The quake struck off the Aleutian islands just off the coast of Alaska. The earthquake struck at roughly 12.35pm. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) the earthquake hit a depth ...
Express   21 February 2019   Alaska  
<p>ALASKA has been struck by six earthquakes within only minutes on Thursday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), sparking fears of bigger tremors shaking the US state in the near future.</p> <p>Six earthquakes rocked the ground across Alaska this ...
CNN   24 January 2018   Alaska   Kodiak  
<p>(CNN) Forecasters canceled tsunami warnings for Alaska and the US and Canadian west coasts Tuesday after an earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska stoked fears of damaging waves.<br>The tsunami alerts were canceled "because additional information and analysis ...
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bigthink   24 March 2017   USA   Alaska  
<p>On October 17, 2015, a rainy night to begin with, a huge tsunami cresting at 600 feet barreled through the darkness of the remote Taan fjord in Alaska. It stripped away forests on both sides of the fjord, and dragged an iceberg out into Icy Bay on the coast. ...
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CBS News 8   21 March 2016   USA   Fairbanks, Alaska  
<p>FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) &mdash; A new species of butterfly could provide clues about Alaska's geological history and its changing climate, according to a University of Florida researcher.<br />Research by lepidopterist Andrew Warren suggests that the newly ...
The Guardian   09 December 2015   USA   Alaska  
<p>Study raises concerns over accelerating climate change as the icy mass under state&rsquo;s surface releases carbon into atmosphere<br />Up to a quarter of the permafrost that lies underneath the surface of Alaska could melt by the end of the century, spewing ...
Science Daily   22 September 2015   USA   Alaska  
<p>Scientists have uncovered a new species of duck-billed dinosaur, a 30-footlong herbivore that endured months of winter darkness and probably experienced snow. The skeletal remains of the dinosaurs were found in a remote part of Alaska. These dinosaurs were ...