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Magnitude-6.4 Earthquake Felt In Unalaska, Akutan, And Nikolski

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake hit about 25 miles east of Nikolski Tuesday morning, and was felt by residents in Nikolski, Unalaska, and Akutan. The earthquake hit just before 7:30 a.m. It was a "reasonable size tectonic earthquake," according to Dave Schneider, a geophysicist with the Alaska Volcano Observatory. He said Aleutian...
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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 98 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska

A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 98 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (61 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 03:51:20 / July 1, 2020 @ 3:51 am. Exact location, longitude -169.3302° West, latitude 52.0952° North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:51:20 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0208epftu2, us7000am3v. Unique identifier: us7000am3v.
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Alaska Fisheries Report — Jan. 2, 2019

We’re going to ease into the new year with a few good books. First up, we have the story of a Bering Sea Captain. Jake Jacobson recounts stories and memories of his five decades fishing Alaska’s dangerous and unpredictable waters.And an we look at the early days of ocean exploration.

Rumbling Alaska volcano sends ash plume 5 miles into the air

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - One of Alaska’s most active volcanoes, a towering ice-covered cone in the Aleutian Islands, shot a cloud of ash more than 5 miles high on Friday, triggering a warning to aviators and putting on a show that was captured in satellite imagery.
International Business Times

Alaska Crab Boat Sinking Survivors Reveal Rough Conditions Before Tragedy

Only two survivors were found out of the five crew members of the sunken Scandies Rose. The survivors, Dean Gribble Jr. and John Lawler suffered from hypothermia. Gribble said that they endured rough conditions prior to the sinking with the sea rising 20 feet, the winds blowing at 40 mph and the harsh icy conditions.
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The 907: 2020 Alaska travel trends

Did you or anyone you know Google “trip to Alaska” in 2019? As the No. 6 most searched destination in that category in the world, Alaska has its sights set high for 2020. With an estimated 1.41 million cruise ship visitors, coupled with a steadily growing winter tourism season (hey, aurora!), there is a chance for 2020 to be an even better season.
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Opposition to Alaska mining is shameful

This author, in this column and elsewhere, has often taken the position that Alaska, especially in remote locations, is the safest, most environmentally-sound and worker-friendly mining location in the world. Alaska is endowed with world-class resources from one end of the state to the other. The associated jobs are well paid, and the industry is stable.
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Alaska mining to get Aussie boost in 2020

With two Australian companies making major investments and several exploration companies from Down Under chomping at the bit to get into the field, 2020 is shaping up to be the best year for Alaska's mining sector in a decade.
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'Alaska PD' Officer Gerrit Butler Is a Former Pro MMA Fighter

It seems like there's no dearth of Alaska-themed reality TV content, but A&E might have a bonafide hit on their hands with Alaska PD. It's no secret that Live PD is the belle of the ball when it comes to cable TV ratings... the program is absolutely killing it for the network. So why wouldn't a series about police officers navigating the criminal world and helping citizens daily in one of America's most remote locations work?
CBS News

5 crew members feared dead after Alaska fishing boat sinks

Five crew members are feared dead after a crab fishing vessel sank in the frigid waters off Alaska. Authorities have called off the search for those working in one of the most dangerous industries in the U.S.