Earthquakes in the Vicinity of Juneau, Alaska - See This Page for current information

Fri. 12/30/16: 0927: 3.4 Magnitude Earthquake 27 miles NNW of Juneau, some 4.5 miles East of Echo Cove - See 0927 Below

SUNDAY 9/04/16: 2338: 2.5 M Earthquake 57 miles ESE of Juneau - See 2338 Below | 2038: 3.8 M Earthquake 112 miles WNW of Juneau - See 2038 Below

SUNDAY 8/21/16: 1726: 2.6 Magnitude Earthquake 36 miles N of Juneau - See 1726 Below

Thur. 3/05/15: 2348: 3.7 Magnitude Earthquake 101 miles WNW of Juneau and 51 miles WSW of Haines - See 2348 Below

Wed. 2/18/15: 1315: 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake 91 miles W of Juneau and 43 miles W of Gustavus - See 1315 Below and "Minor earthquake rattles Juneau; no damage reported" - Juneau Empire article

Sat. 12/27/14: 12:15:49: 3.6 Magnitude Earthquake, Depth 5.59 miles, 91 miles W of Juneau and 43 miles W of Gustavus - See 12:15:49 Below

Wed. 11/05/14: 0704: 4.6 Magnitude Earthquake 90 or 91 miles NW of Juneau - See 0704 Below | 1445: 3.8 Magnitude Earthquake 89 or 90 miles NW of Juneau and 29 miles West of Haines - See 1445 Below

Sat. 7/26/14: 1253: 4.0 ML Earthquake 96 miles W of Juneau, Depth 6.21 miles - See 1253 Below | ACS 0215 Update | ACS Announcements on wireless and internet service outage affecting Southeast Alaska customers; KTOO's updated story on ACS

Fri. 7/25/14: 0254 ADT: 5.9 Earthquake 98 miles West of Juneau, depth 6.21 miles along the Fairweather Fault on the outer coast - See 0254 (-0255) Below and 0254-0255 Below | One foreshock of 4.7 M. (the Alaska Earthquake Information Center rates it at 5.29 ML) immediately preceded the 5.9 quake, and there were 9 aftershocks from 3.7 to 4.5 Magnitude from 0308 to 0800 | National Tsunami Warning Center - Tsunami is not expected | Quake causes break in communications - Juneau Empire article | ACS Announcements on wireless and internet service outage affecting Southeast Alaska customers - See: 1800, 1140, 1007, and 0700 Below | An ACS underwater fiber optic cable between Anchorage and Juneau in 600 ft. of water was broken; AT&T wireless and internet services were also affected since they also use the ACS cable.

Outage Notification

Friday, July 25, 2014

We are currently experiencing a wireless and Internet service outage affecting customers in Southeast Alaska. The outage was caused by a 5.9 magnitude earthquake 97 miles west of Juneau and started at around 3:00 a.m.

Restoring service quickly is our highest priority.

Our Integrated Network Management Center in Anchorage has contacted emergency services in the area.

We will provide updates as they become available. We are committed to providing the highest level of customer service to Alaskans. We appreciate our customers understanding and patience and thank our people for their work in this recovery effort.

Anand Vadapalli
President and CEO
Alaska Communications

Wed. 6/04/14: 5.7 Magnitude (mwp) Earthquake under Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Epicenter 45 miles WSW of Haines, 94 miles WNW of Juneau: See 0359 Below, 0401 Below, and 0413 Below | Alaska Earthquake Information Center Report | Update: Earthquake shakes Southeast Alaska - KTOO article

 

Alaska Earthquake Information Center

Link to Earthquake in southeastern AlaskaEarthquake in southeastern Alaska



Preferred Hypocentral Solution:

Local Date: Wednesday June 4th, 2014
Local Time: 03:58 AM AKDT
Universal Time: 06/04/2014 11:58:56.169 UTC
Magnitude: 5.84 ML
Latitude: 58.9939
Longitude: -136.7302
Depth: 14 miles (22 km)
Author: AK:dutylap


This earthquake was:

41 miles (65 km) SW of Klukwan
49 miles (78 km) WSW of Haines
54 miles (87 km) NW of Gustavus
58 miles (92 km) NNW of Elfin Cove
60 miles (96 km) WSW of Skagway
74 miles (119 km) NNW of Pelican
77 miles (124 km) NW of Hoonah
96 miles (154 km) WNW of Juneau
98 miles (157 km) WNW of Douglas
101 miles (162 km) NNW of Tenakee Springs
113 miles (181 km) ESE of Yakutat
122 miles (195 km) SSW of Whitehorse
364 miles (583 km) ESE of Valdez
481 miles (769 km) ESE of Anchorage
541 miles (865 km) SE of Fairbanks



Sat. 1/05/13: 0158: The Tsunami Warning is Cancelled - See 0158 Below | 0001: A Tsunami Warning is now in effect which includes the coastal areas of British Columbia and Alaska from the north tip of Vancouver Island British Columbia to Cape Suckling Alaska/located 75 miles SE of Cordova - See 0001 Below | 2358 AST 1/04/13: 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake 95 miles NW of Dixon Entrance and 208 miles S of Juneau - Quake was felt in Juneau, there were 230 respones from the Juneau area at the USGS site by 0058; the quake was not felt at the West Juneau Weather Station.

Fri. 1/04/13: 2358 AST: 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake 95 miles NW of Dixon Entrance and 208 miles S of Juneau - Quake was felt in Juneau

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Earthquake Details

Magnitude 7.5
Date-Time
  • Saturday, January 05, 2013 at 08:58:19 UTC
  • Friday, January 04, 2013 at 11:58:19 PM at epicenter
Location 55.368N, 134.621W
Depth 9.8 km (6.1 miles)
Region SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA
Distances 102 km (63 miles) W of Craig, Alaska
303 km (188 miles) WNW of Prince Rupert, Canada
335 km (208 miles) S of Juneau, Alaska
402 km (249 miles) WNW of Terrace, Canada
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 11 km (6.8 miles); depth +/- 3.5 km (2.2 miles)
Parameters NST=446, Nph=447, Dmin=95.7 km, Rmss=1.55 sec, Gp=22,
M-type=(unknown type), Version=C
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usc000ejqv

Mon. 11/12/2012: 1142: 6.0 M1 Magnitude Earthquake 310 miles NW of Juneau - See 1142 (2 entries) Below

Sat. 10/27/12: 7.7 Mwp Earthquake 390 miles SE of Juneau - noticed by some in Juneau.

Thur. 10/04/12: 0825: 3.9 (Revised down from the preliminary 4.2) ML Magnitude Earthquake 50 miles SW of Haines and 100 miles NW of Juneau. Quake was felt in Juneau.

Mon. 7/02/12: 1130: 2.5 M1 Earthquake 33 miles E of Juneau - See 1130 Below | 0700: 2.8 M1 Earthquake 38 miles E of Juneau - See 0700 Below | 0426: 2.7 M1 Earthquake 37 miles E of Juneau - See 0426 Below

SUNDAY 7/01/12: 1637: 3.0 M1 Earthquake 37 miles E of Juneau - See 1637 Below | 0628: 2.8 M1 Earthquake 38 miles E of Juneau - See 0628 Below

Sat. 6/30/12: 2020: 2.5 M1 Earthquake 34 miles E of Juneau

Wed. 1/04/12: 0726: 4.3 M Earthquake 135 miles NW of Juneau

Wed. 10/12/11: 1039: 2.6 M1 Earthquake 28 miles N of Juneau

Wed. 9/07/11: Three More Earthquakes E of Juneau occurred today at: 1352, 0521, 0453

Tue. 9/0611: 2.7 M1 Earthquake 35 miles E of Juneau

Mon. 9/05/11: 1236: 2.6 M1 Earthquake 34 miles ESE (102 degrees) of Juneau and 2 miles NE of Snettisham - See 1236 Below | 1939: 3.0 M1 Earthquake 31 miles ESE (114 degrees) of Juneau and 8 miles NE of Snettisham - See 1939 Below

Tue. 6/07/11: 2145 ADT: 3.0 M1 Earthquake 36 miles E of Juneau

Mon. 2/15/10: Presidents' Day - Federal, State, and Local Holiday | 4.6 Magnitude Earthquake in Southeastern Alaska at 0829 - See 0829 Below

Thur. 7/16/09: 1819: 2.5 M1 Earthquake 36 Miles E of Juneau

SUNDAY 6/07/09: 1524: SE Alaska Earthquake 5.1 ML, 5.0 Mb, under Glacier Bay - See 1524 Below

Mon. 5/25/09: Memorial (Decoration) Day Observed | SE Alaska Quake at 11:55:38, 40 miles N of Juneau - See 1155 Below, at the USGS Page, and at the Alaska Earthquake Information Center

 

 

 

Preferred Hypocentral Solution:

Local Date: Monday May 25th, 2009
Local Time: 11:55 AM AKDT
Universal Time: 05/25/2009 19:55:39.253 UTC
Magnitude: 3.90 ML
Latitude: 58.8605
Longitude: -134.8486
Depth: 3 miles (5 km)
Author: oa_op dbg ml

This earthquake was:

34 miles (54 km) SE of Haines
42 miles (67 km) NNW of Juneau
44 miles (71 km) NNW of Douglas
44 miles (71 km) SSE of Skagway
45 miles (72 km) NE of Gustavus
52 miles (84 km) SE of Klukwan
57 miles (91 km) NNE of Hoonah
71 miles (114 km) NE of Elfin Cove
77 miles (123 km) N of Tenakee Springs
80 miles (129 km) NE of Pelican
95 miles (152 km) N of Angoon
117 miles (187 km) S of Whitehorse
117 miles (188 km) SW of Teslin
429 miles (686 km) ESE of Valdez
546 miles (874 km) E of Anchorage
590 miles (944 km) SE of Fairbanks

 

Earthquake Details from http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/at00328133.php

Magnitude 4.1 (Preliminary magnitude — update expected within 15 minutes)
Date-Time
  • Monday, May 25, 2009 at 19:55:37 UTC
  • Monday, May 25, 2009 at 11:55:37 AM at epicenter
Location 58.877N, 134.584W
Depth 1 km (~0.6 mile) set by location program
Region SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA
Distances
  • 53 km (33 miles) SE (124) from Mud Bay, AK
  • 59 km (36 miles) N (356) from Juneau, AK
  • 63 km (39 miles) SE (128) from Haines, AK
  • 879 km (546 miles) E (100) from Anchorage, AK
Location Uncertainty Error estimate not available
Parameters NST=008, Nph=008, Dmin=36.7 km, Rmss=0.75 sec, Gp=119,
M-type=local magnitude (ML), Version=1
Source
Event ID at00328133

 

SEAK71 PAAQ 252000
EQIAKX

TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1200 PM AKDT MON MAY 25 2009

...THIS IS AN INFORMATION STATEMENT...

EVALUATION
 AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH A MAGNITUDE SUCH THAT A TSUNAMI
 WILL NOT BE GENERATED. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY WCATWC MESSAGE
 ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT.

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
 MAGNITUDE - 4.1
 TIME      - 1156 AKDT MAY 25 2009
             1256  PDT MAY 25 2009
             1956  UTC MAY 25 2009
 LOCATION  - 58.9 NORTH 134.6 WEST
              35 MILES/56 KM SE OF HAINES ALASKA
              40 MILES/64 KM N OF JUNEAU ALASKA
 DEPTH     - 1 MILES/1 KM

THE LOCATION AND MAGNITUDE ARE BASED ON PRELIMINARY INFORMATION.
FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES 
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - EARTHQUAKE.USGS.GOV - OR THE APPROPRIATE 
REGIONAL SEISMIC NETWORK.

$$

Wed. 4/15/09: Earthquake Felt by some in the Juneau area

Preferred Hypocentral Solution:

Local Date: Wednesday April 15th, 2009
Local Time: 09:06 PM AKDT
Universal Time: 04/16/2009 05:06:00.811 UTC
Magnitude: 4.58 ML
Latitude: 58.7249
Longitude: -137.6357
Depth: 6 miles (10 km)
Author: UAF:silvio


This earthquake was:

60 miles (96 km) NW of Elfin Cove
72 miles (116 km) WNW of Gustavus
74 miles (119 km) NW of Pelican
78 miles (124 km) SW of Klukwan
86 miles (138 km) WSW of Haines
91 miles (145 km) WNW of Hoonah
94 miles (150 km) SE of Yakutat
97 miles (156 km) WSW of Skagway
110 miles (177 km) NW of Tenakee Springs
120 miles (193 km) WNW of Juneau
122 miles (195 km) WNW of Douglas
346 miles (553 km) ESE of Valdez
460 miles (735 km) ESE of Anchorage
537 miles (859 km) SE of Fairbanks

 

7/22/08: See 5/28/08 for a better description of the vicinity of the Quakes

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5/31/08:

5/28/08: Earthquakes 16 miles ESE of Taku Lodge and 20 - 21 miles NNE of Snettisham

 

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