6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Aleutian Islands region of Alaska

September 27, 2012 ALASKA – A strong 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the Aleutian Islands region of Alaska. The epicenter of the earthquake was 131 km (82 miles) from Adak, Alaska and about 2054 km (1277 miles) from Anchorage, AK. The quake was downgraded from 6.9 to a 6.4 magnitude earthquake registered at a depth of 9.9 km (6.2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The earthquake struck 33 km south of the Tanaga volcano in Alaska. Tanaga is a 5,924-foot (1,806 m) stratovolcano in the Aleutian Range of the U.S. state of Alaska. There have been three known eruptions at the volcano since 1763. The most recent eruption occurred in 1914 and produced lava flows. The Extinction Protocol
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5 Responses to 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Aleutian Islands region of Alaska

  1. Therese says:

    Fairly moderate but definitely larger than normal activity. It will be interesting to see if anything transpires from this event.


  2. Irene C says:

    This really didn’t surprise me. I had a feeling that there would be another rather large quake after the one in the Gulf of California. I’m just thankful that this didn’t produce a tsunami. The Ring of Fire is definitely active.


  3. Lisa says:

    It looks like over the last three days there has been one 6 or larger earthquake each day and all of them appear to be at a depth of 6.2. Isn’t that odd that they would all be at the exact same depth?


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