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01/04/1946 Aleutian Islands earthquake

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Tsunami Forecast Model Animation: Aleutian Islands 1946

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Huge Tsunami Possible From A Great Aleutian Earthquake

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Tsunami 1946 Hilo

An earthquake occurred near the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, triggering a Pacific-wide tsunami with multiple destructive waves at heights ranging from 45–130 ft, and killing at least 165 people. It had a moment magnitude of 8.6 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VI.