Alaska Earthquake Information Center

The Tectonic Setting of Alaska & How it Causes Earthquake in Our State

AEIC Webpage LINK: https://www.aeic.alaska.edu/vltpage2.html

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Below is the MOST RECENT EVENT MAP

Using the Alaska Earthquake Information Center (AEIC) students can discover the effects of plate tectonics on Alaska! Few of us know or realize how often Alaska experiences earthquakes, why they occur, and historically the major destruction that has resulted. This website brings it all home to our tremulous state!

PS This is a cool article on the Pacific and North American Plate boundary in AK: Mapping the Alaska Megathrust

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