Global & Disaster Medicine

The earthquake was centered about 5 miles north of Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city and there were no reported injuries.

DYFI intensity map

Estimated Fatalities Histogram

Estimated Economic Losses Histogram

Population Exposure Map

Structure Information Summary

Overall, the population in this region resides in structures that are resistant to earthquake shaking, though vulnerable structures exist. The predominant vulnerable building types are unreinforced brick masonry and reinforced masonry construction.

Secondary Effects

Recent earthquakes in this area have caused secondary hazards such as tsunamis, landslides and liquefaction that might have contributed to losses.




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