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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Earthquake Recovery Efforts Underway

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough has transitioned from disaster response into the recovery phase for structural damage caused by the 7.0 earthquake on Nov. 30. The Mat-Su Borough Emergency Management Team will be working with the support of all the Mat-Su Borough departments. Teams are assisting with damage assessments on homes. Initial repair work for the two […]

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Free Open Skating at The Big Lake Lions Rec Center

November through February Big Lake Lions Recreation Center 2942 S. Lions Court Big Lake Alaska 99652 907.892.6502 biglakereccenter.com Facebook: Big Lake Lions Recreation Center Free Open Skating, no sticks allowed Saturdays 7-9 p.m. Sundays 2-4 p.m. Rental skates $3 Hockey or Figure Shinny Hockey Pick Up Games Saturdays 9-11 p.m. Helmets Required, Half Gear recommended […]

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Big Lake man arrested

On 12/06/2018 at approximately 12:20 a.m., Alaska State Troopers contacted William “Billy” Murray, age 38 of Big Lake, at a residence off of Hunter Street, Big Lake. Investigation revealed Murray had two felony warrants for his arrest. Murray was arrested and remanded to Matsu Pretrial where he was held on his warrants.

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