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SFU experts on 6.6 magnitude Alaska earthquake

November 30, 2018

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake has struck close to Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, triggering a tsunami warning with people close to coastal areas in the south of the state urged to head further inland. SFU Earth sciences professors Brent Ward and John Clague can be available to comment on the seismic event and its aftermath.

Brent Ward, Department of Earth Sciences, cell 604.771.5829; office 778.782.4229; (is available after 12:00 p.m. today)

John Clague, Department of Earth Sciences, cell 604.790.4135; office: 778.782.4924, (is available after 3:00 p.m. today)

Justin Wong, University Communications, 778.782.3035,