Map showing January 23, 2018 earthquake epicenter.

Map of Alaska and the surrounding ocean with the terrain and ocean floor in relief, star shows earthquake epicenter.

Detailed Description

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake (yellow star) off southern Alaska on January 23 prompted tsunami alerts for Alaska, Canada, and the U.S. west coast. White circles show epicenters of past earthquakes, 1900-2015, the larger the circle size, the greater magnitude. Modified from USGS interactive map.


Image Dimensions: 1335 x 871

Location Taken: US