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Only the ground immediately along the highway and that on the north side of the road dropped, prompting geologists to speculate that Girdwood may rest upon an ancient cliff face, now covered by countless thousands of years of sediment and glacial deposits.

In all, thousands of aftershocks occurred in the months following the quake, and smaller aftershocks continued to strike the region for more than a year.

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Evidence of motion directly related to the earthquake was also reported from and.

The earthquake caused the detection radar of to go offline for six minutes, the only unscheduled interruption in its operational history.

1964 Alaska earthquake

In , suffered a massive underwater landslide, resulting in the deaths of 32 people between the collapse of the city harbor and docks, and inside the ship that was docked there at the time.

1964 Alaska Earthquake

Description: The focus occurred at a depth of approximately 15.

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Effects of the earthquake were even noted as far east aswhere tide gauges recorded waves similar to.
A monster wave more than 200 feet tall knifed through the Valdez Inlet before slamming into the Alaskan coastline.

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    Also known as The Great Alaska Earthquake or The Good Friday Earthquake Official Magnitude updated 07-Nov-2016 Reference: Kanamori, H., and Anderson, D. L. (1975). Theoretical basis of some empirical relations in seismology. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 65(5), 1073-1095. Interactive Map
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    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.8 jolted Southcentral Alaska at 10:59 a.m. Saturday, March 12, 2022. (Screengrab from USGS website) A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted Southcentral.
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    Anchorage has had: (M1.5 or greater) 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours 13 earthquakes in the past 7 days; 85 earthquakes in the past 30 days; 1,289 earthquakes in the past 365 days
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    The tallest wave ever recorded was a local tsunami, triggered by an earthquake and rockfall, in Lituya Bay, Alaska on July 9, 1958. The wave crashed against the opposite shoreline and ran upslope to an elevation of 1720 feet, removing trees and vegetation the entire way.
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