Category Archives: arctic

Earthquake Report: Alaska Update

Thanks to Jamie Gurney, I took a looksie at the Kaktovik earthquake sequence again. He had interpreted this sequence to possibly represent an extensional step over in a right-lateral (dextral) strike-slip tectonic fault system. I do not include much background … Continue reading

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Earthquake Report: Arctic!

Well, I put this and my next earthquake report together shortly after these earthquakes happened, but I was otherwise busy before I could present them online. There was an earthquake in the Arctic on 2017.01.08, along the channel of one … Continue reading

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