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    Earthquakes in Alaska

    This is a reprise of a 2018 post on this site. Tuesday’s 7.9 quake (on 1/23/18) got a lot of attention, so it’s a good time to talk about earthquakes in Alaska. Thanks to our position on the Pacific Rim,…

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    The 1964 Earthquake

    Here in Alaska we refer to it as the ’64 earthquake, the Good Friday earthquake, or just the quake, as in, “Were you here for the quake?”   On March 27, 1964, Southcentral Alaska experienced one of the biggest earthquakes…