Strong earthquake shakes Alaska, no tsunami warning

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook a lightly populated remote region of southeastern Alaska late Friday, the US Geological Survey that monitors quakes worldwide reported.

Apr 02, 2016, 12:33 PM IST

Magnitude-6.2 earthquake hits off Alaska's Aleutian Islands

A magnitude-6.2 earthquake has struck off Alaska's sparsely populated Aleutian Islands. The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor hit just after 7 a.M. Alaska time and was centered 58 miles (93 kilometers) southeast of Atka.

Nov 10, 2015, 00:11 AM IST
Climate change: These pictures show how global warming is altering Alaska

Climate change: These pictures show how global warming is altering Alaska

It seems the effects of climate change are moving a bit faster than expected in Alaska. 

Sep 02, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rattles south-central Alaska

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake rattled a wide area of south-central Alaska, including Anchorage, on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey reported, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries.

Jul 29, 2015, 10:24 AM IST

Alaska's most active volcano starts erupting

Alaska's most active volcano is spitting lava into the air and producing an ash cloud at low elevations.

Nov 15, 2014, 09:03 AM IST

Plane crash in Alaska, 4 reported killed

A plane crash near the remote western Alaska village of Saint Marys in the US has killed four of the 10 people aboard, an Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman said.

Nov 30, 2013, 16:45 PM IST