Alaska recent earthquakes
There have been several earthquakes in Alaska in recent years include:
- The November 2018 magnitude 7.1 earthquake that struck near Anchorage caused significant damage to roads, buildings, and infrastructure, leading to power outages, landslides, and closures of schools and businesses. Several homes and buildings were also damaged or destroyed.
- The January 2016 magnitude 7.1 earthquake that struck near the town of Anchor Point caused widespread damage to homes and businesses, and several people were injured.
- The January 2018 magnitude 6.3 earthquake that struck near the city of Kodiak resulted in the collapse of several buildings and caused damage to roads and infrastructure. Several people were injured and several homes were damaged or destroyed.
- The October 2020 magnitude 7.5 earthquake that struck near the town of Sand Point resulted in landslides, damage to buildings and roads, and caused a tsunami advisory to be issued for parts of the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands.
- January 23, 2014 magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck about 75 miles west of Anchorage. The earthquake caused some damage to buildings and roads, but no significant injuries or deaths were reported.
- January 3, 2018 magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck about 75 miles west of Anchorage. The earthquake caused some damage to buildings, roads, and infrastructure in the city.
These earthquakes and their aftershocks have resulted in loss of life, injuries, and economic losses for the affected communities, and many residents have been displaced from their homes.