Alaska earthquake Update: Moderate aftershock follows 6.0 Alaska earthquake By The Associated Press • Jun 19, 2012 ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A moderate aftershock to a strong earthquake has struck a remote and sparsely populated region of Alaska. Quake triggers warning in Aleutian Islands but no tsunami By Alexandra Gutierrez • Sep 2, 2011 Brian Hoffman / Flickr "This is not a drill! Get out of here!" UNALASKA, Alaska – Residents of southern Alaska awoke this morning to a major earthquake. It triggered a tsunami warning near the Aleutian Islands. But no damage has been reported and there was no tsunami.