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Scientists say Unalaskans don’t need to worry, despite recent earthquakes near Makushin volcano

Over the past two weeks, several tremors have shaken Unalaska, but scientists say there isn't any current need to panic.

Following a series of earthquakes, Unalaska tested its tsunami sirens. Half failed.

Only three of the seven tsunami sirens in the Aleutian community worked, despite high seismic activity in the last week.

LISTEN: What Alaskans’ response to the 1964 earthquake can teach us about approaching crises today.

Journalist and author Jon Mooallem talks with Lori Townsend about his book and what he learned about how Alaskans made it through a day that literally turned their world upside down.

6.2 Magnitude earthquake felt in Adak

The 6.2 earthquake struck about 50 miles from Adak around 9 p.m. Wednesday.
A structural engineer address the crowd on a tour of the damage at Gruening Middle School

Gruening Middle School teachers and staff take first look at earthquake damage

Gruening suffered the most damage of any school in the district during the earthquake and will receive the bulk of the money in the school bond proposal for repairs and seismic upgrades.

Capacity and safety animate debate over post-earthquake plan for Chugiak-Eagle River schools

Anchorage Assembly members called a town hall last week to discuss a long-term solution for two schools that were closed due to damage from last year's earthquake. The central question is whether or not the two area high schools should merge in order to provide a new campus for the closed middle school, rather than rebuilding the middle school where it currently is.

Did the big 2018 earthquake shake up Alaska’s economy?

A year after the quake, are there clear impacts on Alaska's economy as a whole?

Enstar wants permission to raise gas prices to cover $1 million in earthquake repairs

Anchorage natural gas company Enstar is asking state regulators to allow it to bill its customers to recover $1 million in costs from last year's major earthquake.

HUD grants $35.8M to Alaska for long-term earthquake recovery effort

The state has already received more than $130 million in federal aid to help recover from the 2018 earthquake.

Inside Anchorage’s big 2018 earthquake, a ‘Snickers bar’ of shifting layers

"Intra-slab" earthquakes, like the magnitude 7.1 quake that struck Anchorage in 2018, tend to leave fewer clues at the surface and therefore researchers have to use unique methods for figuring out how often they occur and how big they can be.

Debt, anxiety, confusion: a year later, some earthquake victims still recovering

For many of the residents whose property saw the most severe damage, the earthquake has gone from a natural disaster to a financial one.

LISTEN: The Nov. 30 earthquake, one year later: what did we learn?

It's been a year since the largest earthquake to shake Alaska since 1964 hit the Southcentral region. Even with millions of dollars in destruction happening in seconds, no one was killed. Was it building codes, epicenter location or just luck?
Shakemap of Nov. 30, 2018 quake

Alaska Native non-profit sues Texas insurance company over earthquake damage

Cook Inlet Tribal Council says its insurer has acted in bad faith assessing earthquake damage and paying money for repairs.

Builders in Anchorage await a mini-boom from earthquake repairs

As the snow melts, a complete picture of the damage from November's earthquake is emerging, giving the construction industry a sense of optimism about the building season ahead.

Southcentral residents still have until April 30 to file taxes, due to earthquake

Thousands of Alaskans affected by the earthquake that struck Southcentral Alaska Nov. 30 are eligible for an automatic extension for filing their tax returns.

Earthquake Safety | Line One: Your Health Connection

For more health-related information, tune into the call-in radio program for Line One: Your Health Connection every Wednesday morning at 10 AM on alaskapublic.org...

Months after 7.0 Alaska earthquake, federal disaster assistance process continues

Between Jan. 31 and March 4, FEMA approved more than $4.1 million in disaster assistance aid for more than 1,300 Alaskans, according to the agency.

Trump Administration approves money for earthquake recovery

The move will potentially unlock funds to reimburse for repairs to damaged public infrastructure, schools, as well as individual homeowners.

Updated budget requests would fund earthquake relief, cut school funds

One request includes cutting $20 million for public schools that lawmakers agreed to as part of the budget deal last spring.

Dunleavy requests federal disaster money for earthquake recovery

The step could unlock tens of millions of dollars in disaster relief funds for entities damage during the November 30th quake and continuing aftershocks.