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Seismologist: Possible for major quake to 'stress' faultline

...occurred along the same Fairweather-Queen Charlotte transform fault system that lies beneath the Alaskan Panhandle, and seismologist Natasha Ruppert said this week that there is no way to tell when or where the fault's next big quake might be coming...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-31/seismologist-possible-major-quake-stres
Local
Alaska Science Forum: Alaskans have enjoyed good earthquake luck since 1964

At the 50th anniversary of one of the world's largest earthquakes, state seismologist Mike West says Alaskans might learn a lesson from New Zealand.Here in this land, at the meeting point of two restless crustal...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-14/alaska-science-forum-alaskans-have-e
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

...was moving so much I couldn't even reach my little son."Silas, with her husband Bergman a gracious host to a visiting seismologist, was one of a few people in this village of about 200 who remembered an earthquake in October 1947. The earthquake scientist...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/alaska-science-forum-minto-earthquak
Outdoors
Dozens of aftershocks expected on island

...weeks following a major 7.0 earthquake, the Alaska state seismologist said Saturday.A dozen measurable aftershocks have already...Friday's quake, including one reaching 6.1 in strength, said seismologist Michael West. There have been more than 30 aftershocks measuring...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-31/dozens-aftershocks-expected-island
State
Magnitude 6.2 Gulf of Alaska quake reported

...tremors being felt across a large part of southern Alaska. A series of aftershocks also were recorded.Natasha Ruppert, a seismologist with the Alaska Earthquake Information Center, said this was the largest earthquake in the region since 1987 and 1988...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-12/magnitude-62-gulf-alaska-quake-reported
State
Swarm of Alaska quakes puzzles scientists

...the last known quake of similar size in the area was a magnitude-5.5 quake that occurred in 1981, earthquake center seismologist Natasha Ruppert said.The swarm of magnitude-5.7 quakes is connected to more than 300 smaller aftershocks, some with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-17/swarm-alaska-quakes-puzzles-scientists
State
7.9 quake in Aleutians spawns small tsunami

...Monday's earthquake was initially reported with a magnitude of 7.1, but that was upgraded to 8.0, said Natasha Ruppert, a seismologist with the Alaska Earthquake Center. In the review of data hours after the quake, the magnitude was downgraded to 7.9...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-24/79-quake-aleutians-spawns-small-tsunami
State
Southeast shows savvy after quake

...community presentation there by Natalia Ruppert. Ruppert is a seismologist with the Geophysical Institute's Alaska Earthquake Information...that size, a tsunami warning makes sense," said State Seismologist Mike West.Like many people in the small community of Craig...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-02-08/southeast-shows-savvy-after-quake
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Report of 6.4 quake in the Gulf of Alaska

...tremors being felt across a large part of southern Alaska. A series of aftershocks also were recorded.Natasha Ruppert, a seismologist with the Alaska Earthquake Information Center, said this was the largest earthquake in the region since 1987 and 1988...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-13/report-64-quake-gulf-alaska
State
New wave of seismic modeling: using supercomputers to study earthquakes

...is a homogeneous material. In the solid earth you have basins and mountains and other variations," said Carl Tape, a seismologist and assistant professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The actual Cook Inlet earthquake occurred in 2009. Tape...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-05-03/new-wave-seismic-modeling-using-super
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