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12.02.2021

The 2021 GAGE/SAGE Science Workshop will be virtual

A GAGE/SAGE Science Workshop had originally been scheduled for August of last year, but was postponed to 2021. It’s still going ahead as a virtual meeting, but in that time a lot of thought and work has gone into coming up with an effective virtual format. The goals of the workshop are to foster community, … Continued

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8.02.2021

GPS stations can record shaking, study of 2020 US earthquakes shows

Several earthquakes jolted the western US last year, including magnitude 6.5 events near Challis, Idaho and the Monte Cristo Range in Nevada, as well as a magnitude 5.7 near Salt Lake City and a 5.8 in Owens Valley, California. Damage was thankfully minor, but the quakes served as reminders that these are seismically active places. … Continued

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28.12.2020

UNAVCO Community Election Results

UNAVCO, as a university-governed consortium, elected new members to the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. New members serve 3 year terms beginning January 2021. Board Directors are responsible for managing the business and affairs of UNAVCO, Inc. President Becks Bendick states:I’m so grateful to all of the members of our community who stepped forward … Continued

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Event Response

19.10.2020

Event Response to the October 19, 2020 M 7.6 Sand Point, Alaska Earthquake

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred on October 19, 2020 southeast of Sand Point, Alaska. This is within the footprint of the Network of the Americas (NOTA) GNSS network operated by UNAVCO. The earthquake prompted tsunami warnings in communities across coastal Alaska and caused damage in and around Sand Point.

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22.07.2020

Event Response to the July 22, 2020 M 7.8 Simeonof, Alaska Earthquake

The Simeonof M7.8 earthquake occurred on July 22, 2020 near the mostly uninhabited Shumagin Islands. The earthquake ruptured a portion of the Aleutian subduction zone that has not hosted an earthquake in over 100 years. Shaking was felt as far as 500 miles from the epicenter. No significant damage was reported.

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24.06.2020

Event Response to the June 24, 2020 M 5.8 Earthquake 18km SSE of Lone Pine, CA

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake occurred at 17:40:49 UTC (10:40:49 local) on June 24, 2020, 18 km SSE of Lone Pine, California. For more information, see the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program event page.

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