30 Nov 18 earthquake x-section and aftershocks

Using aftershocks to define fault ruptures by Michael West

Here is a cross-section through Friday’s earthquake and subsequent aftershocks. The mainshock symbol marks where the M7 earthquake began. The cloud of aftershocks show, very approximately, the region of the fault that actually ruptured during the quake (black dots mark historical earthquakes). We call this the “rupture patch”. The aftershocks suggest that the rupture patch […]

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Aftershock Forecast

The data below are the most preferred data available The data below have been reviewed by a scientist Be ready for more earthquakes More earthquakes than usual (called aftershocks) will continue to occur near the mainshock. When there are more earthquakes, the chance of a large earthquake is greater which means that the chance of […]

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Vine Road is Now Open for Traffic

Vine Road is now paved and open for traffic! Watch the video announcement here: bit.ly/2RLBClB Thanks to the close collaboration between the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Vine Road temporary repair work is now complete, and Vine Road is open for traffic. We are fortunate to have support in […]

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