The 1964 Alaska earthquake, also known as the Great Alaskan Earthquake, the Portage Earthquake and the Good Friday Earthquake, was a megathrust earthquake that began at 5:36 P.M. AST on Good Friday, March 27, 1964. Across south-central Alaska, ground fissures, collapsing buildings, and tsunamis resulting from the temblor caused about 131 deaths.

The 1964 Alaska earthquake, also known as the Great Alaskan Earthquake, the Portage Earthquake and the Good Friday Earthquake, was a megathrust earthquake that began at 5:36 P.M. AST on Good Friday, March 27, 1964. Across south-central Alaska, ground fissures, collapsing buildings, and tsunamis resulting from the temblor caused about 131 deaths.

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An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

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An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

Sharm el Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt  Crack formed by ancient earthquake Ras Mohamed National Park.

Sharm el Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt Crack formed by ancient earthquake Ras Mohamed National Park.

Ecuador Earthquake 04.2016  Earthquakes! Raina experiences one and I actually have too! But it was minor and lasted for 3 seconds.

Ecuador Earthquake 04.2016 Earthquakes! Raina experiences one and I actually have too! But it was minor and lasted for 3 seconds.

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