Lessons Learned: What the magnitude 7.1 taught scientists about intraslab earthquakes

Lessons Learned: What the magnitude 7.1 taught scientists about intraslab earthquakes

For some, last year's earthquake is already a distant memory. But for dozens of scientists across the globe, the work is just getting started learning new lessons from the 2018 magnitude 7.1 that shook Southcentral Alaska.

Lessons Learned: How a magnitude 7.1 collapsed roads across Southcentral

Lessons Learned: How a magnitude 7.1 collapsed roads across Southcentral

In just a matter of days, Alaska Department of Transportation transformed roads across Southcentral following the strong magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Nov. 30, 2018.

7.1: Lessons Learned

7.1: Lessons Learned

As we mark one year since the Nov. 30, 2018 earthquake, the KTVA 11 Weather team takes you into the science of what happened. 

Lessons Learned: 11,000 aftershocks and counting across Southcentral

Lessons Learned: 11,000 aftershocks and counting across Southcentral

More than 11,000 aftershocks have occurred near Anchorage following the M7.1 last November.

Nov. 30 earthquake: A day of destruction but also connection

Nov. 30 earthquake: A day of destruction but also connection

The sound and the fury of a magnitude 7.1 earthquake is what many Alaskans will remember — but also the many acts of kindness, big and small, that followed.

'Wake-up Call': State emergency manager reflects on Nov. 30 earthquake

'Wake-up Call': State emergency manager reflects on Nov. 30 earthquake

Mike Sutton, the head of the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, reflects on the Nov. 30 earthquake.

How to be prepared for when the next disaster hits Alaska

How to be prepared for when the next disaster hits Alaska

Alaska Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management recommends you have at least seven days of supplies in case you remain home after a disaster.

Earthquake-ready: Learning and preparation never stops for local hospitals

Earthquake-ready: Learning and preparation never stops for local hospitals

It's easy to assume hospitals will always be there for us when we need them, no matter what. But what about after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake?

Port of Alaska discusses 7.1 earthquake and efforts to minimize damage in another quake

Port of Alaska discusses 7.1 earthquake and efforts to minimize damage in another quake

Port of Alaska discusses 7.1 earthquake damage and efforts to minimize damage in another quake.

364 days after earthquake, YMCA gym opens back up

364 days after earthquake, YMCA gym opens back up

After undergoing repairs following last year’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the gym at the main location of the YMCA of Alaska is back open Friday.

Alaska safety commission report outlines lessons learned from 2018 earthquake

Alaska safety commission report outlines lessons learned from 2018 earthquake

The Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission has released a report on the 2018 magnitude 7.1 earthquake and has recommendations for keeping people safe.

Recognizing a Job Well Done: DOT honors workers who rebuilt roads after earthquake

Recognizing a Job Well Done: DOT honors workers who rebuilt roads after earthquake

Workers needed less than a week to reopen eight major roads that collapsed after the Nov. 30 magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

Cook Inlet Tribal Council suing insurance company over unpaid earthquake damage claims

Cook Inlet Tribal Council suing insurance company over unpaid earthquake damage claims

The Anchorage nonprofit accuses United Specialty Insurance Co. of acting in bad faith and breaching contractual duties.

How safe are Anchorage schools should another large earthquake hit?

How safe are Anchorage schools should another large earthquake hit?

One year after the massive 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Southcentral Alaska, questions remain regarding how safe Anchorage schools are should another large quake strike.

Web Extra: The Science Behind the Quake

Web Extra: The Science Behind the Quake

This Frontiers Web Extra features a discussion with Rob Witter, a USGS geologist, and John Thornley, a geotechnical engineer, on the November 30, 2018 earthquake and how it was different than the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake.

Nearly one year later, some Eagle River neighborhoods still recovering from earthquake

Nearly one year later, some Eagle River neighborhoods still recovering from earthquake

As the one year anniversary of November’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake approaches, some neighborhoods are still in recovery mode.

Alaska Railroad begins repairs to earthquake damaged bluff

Alaska Railroad begins repairs to earthquake damaged bluff

Railroad Spokesman Tim Sullivan said the South Anchorage project is the last one on the list of needed earthquake repairs.

How repairing Gruening Middle School helps the entire school district

How repairing Gruening Middle School helps the entire school district

Repairing Gruening Middle School and getting it back online is the need the Anchorage School District wants voters to understand.

Mat-Su district waits for funding answers to Houston Middle School earthquake damage

Mat-Su district waits for funding answers to Houston Middle School earthquake damage

The option to repair the gym and admin wing and tear down and replace the two-story classroom area is estimated to cost about $29 million.

$25M grant awarded for Port of Alaska project

$25M grant awarded for Port of Alaska project

A $25 million grant has been awarded for the Port of Alaska project.

School board weighs bond proposal for earthquake recovery projects

School board weighs bond proposal for earthquake recovery projects

At Tuesday night's school board meeting, Anchorage School District administrators presented the board with the latest school bond proposal for 2020.

Slow and steady: ASD still working on school earthquake repairs

Slow and steady: ASD still working on school earthquake repairs

Federal funding is starting to trickle into the Anchorage School District after the Nov. 30 magnitude 7.1 earthquake. The process is slow but continues to move forward.

Aftershocks continue 9 months after magnitude 7.1 quake

Aftershocks continue 9 months after magnitude 7.1 quake

Tuesday night's magnitude 4.1 earthquake was one of many recent aftershocks of the Nov. 30 magnitude 7.1 earthquake that hit Southcentral.

Small gas valves play big role in keeping Anchorage safe during earthquakes

Small gas valves play big role in keeping Anchorage safe during earthquakes

The ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Small seismic gas shutoff valves prove their worth in avoiding further damage during earthquakes.

Palmer off-ramp to close for earthquake repairs

Palmer off-ramp to close for earthquake repairs

The Palmer exit at the Glenn Highway and Parks Interchange, known as the “Palmer Flyover,” will shut down starting Tuesday morning.

Workforce Wednesday: Earthquake recovery adds hundreds of Anchorage jobs

Workforce Wednesday: Earthquake recovery adds hundreds of Anchorage jobs

Employment in Anchorage is on the rise. The AEDC reports a net increase of 1,000 jobs in April of 2019, compared to the same time last year.

Chugiak-Eagle River library reopens after Nov. 30 earthquake repairs

Chugiak-Eagle River library reopens after Nov. 30 earthquake repairs

The Chugiak-Eagle River library has finally reopened after repairing damage caused by the Nov. 30 earthquake.

Building officials consider lessons learned from November quake

Building officials consider lessons learned from November quake

City building official Bob Doehl said the percentage of damage in Eagle River and Chugiak was five times higher than in Anchorage.

JBER continues rebuilding after November quake

JBER continues rebuilding after November quake

JBER estimates it will be 3 1/2 years before work is complete on damage sustained during the November earthquake.

Eagle River businesses still recovering from Nov. 30 earthquake

Eagle River businesses still recovering from Nov. 30 earthquake

Nearly 6 months after the Nov. 30 earthquake rocked Southcentral Alaska, many business owners are still on the journey to getting their lives back to normal.

Months later, Bean's Cafe still damaged from Nov. 30 earthquake

Months later, Bean's Cafe still damaged from Nov. 30 earthquake

Bean's Cafe serves hundreds of Alaskans each day who face hunger and homelessness.

They're asking for the community's help to restore their facility after the Nov. 30 earthquake left a large crack in the floor that runs through the entire building.

KTVA staff returns to renovated newsroom after earthquake damage

KTVA staff returns to renovated newsroom after earthquake damage

After nearly six months of repairs, KTVA 11 News staff are back in the newsroom in East Anchorage.

Long-term earthquake road repairs won't happen until next year

Long-term earthquake road repairs won't happen until next year

“Our aim after Nov. 30 was restoring essential travel. Now we want to do this for longevity purposes," said DOT spokesperson Shannon McCarthy

Frame repairs still in high demand post-earthquake

Frame repairs still in high demand post-earthquake

Nearly six months after the Nov. 30 earthquake, some Southcentral Alaska businesses are still trying to keep up with the demand for property repairs, including Blaines Art in Spenard.

Many homes damaged by earthquake still need repairs

Many homes damaged by earthquake still need repairs

Municipal building official Robert Doehl said up till now financial considerations have been the biggest thing holding families back from repairs.

Newly found quake damage could keep Eagle River library closed

Newly found quake damage could keep Eagle River library closed

Nov. 30 quake damage to the Eagle River Town Center, discovered last week, may close parts of the building for two weeks or longer.

Eagle River Town Center closed due to Nov. 30 quake damage

Eagle River Town Center closed due to Nov. 30 quake damage

The Eagle River Town Center building has been closed by municipal authorities, due to newly discovered damage from Southcentral Alaska’s Nov. 30 earthquake.

Quake damage keeps Eagle River Campground road closed

Quake damage keeps Eagle River Campground road closed

The Eagle River Campground is usually filled with visitors at this time of year. However, campers will have to wait a little longer before they can use it.

UAA students brief city leaders about November earthquake response

UAA students brief city leaders about November earthquake response

In a new class called “Disaster!” at UAA, students briefed Mayor Ethan Berkowitz and UAA Chancellor Dr. Cathy Sandeen on the November 30 earthquake response, and what can be done better next time.

Houston Middle to stay closed for years following earthquake damage

Houston Middle to stay closed for years following earthquake damage

Mat-Su District staff have a timeline of tentatively reopening the school in December 2021 or August 2022.

Spring offers Southcentral residents second look at quake damage

Spring offers Southcentral residents second look at quake damage

As spring arrives in Southcentral Alaska, state officials are urging people in the region to take another look at potential damage from the Nov. 30 earthquake — and apply for additional state or federal assistance, if necessary.

While Alaskans wait for assistance, renovation loans finance earthquake repairs

While Alaskans wait for assistance, renovation loans finance earthquake repairs

Thousands of Alaskans whose homes were damaged in the Nov. 30 earthquake were able to find resources to begin repairs at the Anchorage Home Show.

Anchorage museum exhibit reopens after earthquake damage repairs

Anchorage museum exhibit reopens after earthquake damage repairs

Though some protective glass displays were cracked, museum officials say the damage could have been much worse.

Inside the Gates: The squadron that kept the 176th Wing on its feet after the earthquake

Inside the Gates: The squadron that kept the 176th Wing on its feet after the earthquake

Civil engineers kept the 176th Wing up-and-running during and after the Nov. 30 earthquake.

Dunleavy signs bill authorizing $141M in earthquake relief

Dunleavy signs bill authorizing $141M in earthquake relief

Senate Bill 38, which the governor signed Friday, authorizes the state to receive $103 million in federal funding for recovery from Southcentral Alaska's 7.1 quake on Nov. 30.

Murkowski grills FEMA leader on Alaska quake assistance

Murkowski grills FEMA leader on Alaska quake assistance

FEMA's administrator found himself on shaky ground Wednesday with Alaska's senior U.S. senator.

Houston High students creating earthquake documentary

Houston High students creating earthquake documentary

Students are using surveillance video from several cameras around Houston Middle and High schools as well as clips from local and national news outlets.

Legislature passes $141M bill for Southcentral quake relief

Legislature passes $141M bill for Southcentral quake relief

The state Senate and House this week unanimously approved Gov. Mike Dunleavy's request for funds to assist victims of the Nov. 30 earthquake.

ASD expedites repairs for quake-damaged Eagle River schools

ASD expedites repairs for quake-damaged Eagle River schools

After the Anchorage School Board's approval of a repair plan for two Eagle River schools damaged in the Nov. 30 earthquake, the Anchorage School District hopes to get them back up and running as quickly as possible.

Nov. 30 Southcentral quake's magnitude revised to 7.1

Nov. 30 Southcentral quake's magnitude revised to 7.1

Continued data review suggests the region's Nov. 30 earthquake was stronger than previously estimated.