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November 5, 2012
Ten years ago Denali shook
Saturday [November 3, 2012] marked the ten-year anniversary of the largest quake to hit the U.S. since 1964, and the 1906 SF quake before that. The M7.9 Denali earthquake tore a ~250 mile gash through Alaskan glaciers and pine forests along the Denali Fault, which runs beside the eponymous mountain also known as Mt. McKinley, North America’s highest peak. Much like the Haida Gwaii earthquake last week, the Denali quake …