Gulf Times - Alaska
Seven die in Alaska mid-air collision between light planes

Seven die in Alaska mid-air collision between light planes

Seven people died in a crash between two light planes on Friday morning over Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, authorities said.

Russian warships hold drills in Bering Sea in huge military exercise

Russian warships hold drills in Bering Sea in huge military exercise

Russian warships held drills in the Bering Sea which separates Russia from Alaska, part of Moscow's biggest military manoeuvres since the fall of the Soviet Union, footage aired by the Ministry of Defence showed on Friday.

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Alaska, no initial reports of damage

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Alaska, no initial reports of damage

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Kaktovik in Alaska, the US Geological Survey said on Sunday.

US jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast

US jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast

The long-range Tupolev Tu-95 bombers were "intercepted and visually identified" on Friday morning by a pair of F-22 Raptors as the Russian aircraft flew just north of Alaska's Aleutian islands.

Magnitude 7.9 quake off Alaska prompts tsunami warning

Magnitude 7.9 quake off Alaska prompts tsunami warning

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit the Gulf of Alaska in the early hours of Tuesday, prompting warnings of a possible tsunami down the Canadian and US west coast and as far away as Hawaii.

Strong quake shakes Alaska, no tsunami warning

Strong quake shakes Alaska, no tsunami warning

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook a lightly populated remote region of southwestern Alaska late Friday, the US Geological Survey that monitors quakes worldwide reported.

Alaska hit by 6.8-magnitude earthquake: USGS

Alaska hit by 6.8-magnitude earthquake: USGS

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck southern Alaska early Sunday, US seismologists said.