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27/03/1964 Alaska earthquake

With the magnitude 9.2, the Alaskan earthquake was the most powerful recorded in North American history, and the second most powerful recorded in world history. Ground fissures, collapsing structures, and tsunamis resulting from the earthquake caused about 139 deaths.


  • Essentials 

  • Geology 

  • Death toll, damage, and casualties 

  • Recovery efforts