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Prince William Sound, Alaska, Earthquake of 1964 and aftershocks.

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Prince William Sound, Alaska, Earthquake of 1964 and aftershocks.

by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings -- Earthquake effects,
  • Earthquakes -- Alaska

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFergus J. Wood, editor-in-chief.
    SeriesUnited States. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Publication -- no. 10-3, Publication (U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey) -- no. 10-3.
    ContributionsWood, Fergus James, 1917-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14059184M
    OCLC/WorldCa25400012

      Known as the Good Friday Earthquake, the quake hit at p.m., said Natasha Ruppert, a seismologist with the Alaska Earthquake Information Center. Its epicenter was off shore, in Prince William Sound, and it ruptured a fault line measuring kilometers long and kilometers wide. “There was no warning whatsoever,” Ruppert : Alysa Landry. Geology. At p.m. Alaska Standard Time ( a.m. Ma UTC), a fault between the Pacific and North American plates ruptured near College Fjord in Prince William Sound. The epicenter of the earthquake was mi (20 km) north of Prince William Sound, 78 miles ( km) east of Anchorage and 40 miles (64 km) west of focus occurred at a depth of approximately mi (25 km).

    On Ma , at p.m. ADT ( 3/28 UTC) a great earthquake of magnitude (moment magnitude) occurred in Prince William Sound region of Alaska. The epicenter was about 10 km east of the mouth of College Fiord, approximately 90 km west of Valdez and km east of Anchorage.   Though the Earth be Moved-The United States Office of Civil Defense and the Alaska Earthquake (16mm) -- A documentary chronicling the first 72 hours after the Alaska Earthquake and the.

    Abstract. The Prince William Sound earthquake (Ma ; M w = ) caused crustal deformation over an area of approximately , km 2 in south central Alaska. In this study geodetic and geologic measurements of this surface deformation were Cited by:   The massive earthquake had its epicenter about 12 miles north of Prince William Sound. Approximately , square miles of U.S., Canadian, and international territory were affected.


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Prince William Sound, Alaska, Earthquake of 1964 and aftershocks by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Prince William Sound, Alaska, earthquake of and aftershocks by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Alaska earthquake, the strongest earthquake ever recorded in North America, struck Alaska’s Prince William Sound, about 74 miles southeast of Anchorage.

Most of. Map of southern Alaska showing the epicenter of the Great Alaska Earthquake (red star). Click to view a larger image. On Ma at pm local time (March 28 at UTC) a great earthquake of magnitude occurred in the Prince William Sound region of Alaska.

Henry Fountain wrote a book about the Alaska earthquake, and how subsequent investigation led to a better understanding of plate tectonics.

marking spots in Prince William Sound where the. Hudson, D. () The Prince William Sound, Alaska, earthquake of and aftershocks [Book Review]. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 58 (2). ISSN Author: D. Hudson. Effects of the March Alaska earthquake on glaciers (The Alaska earthquake, Ma effects on the hydrologic regimen) by Austin Post | Jan 1, Unknown Binding.

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Wood (ed.)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Prince William Sound, Alaska, Earthquake of and Aftershocks Volume II Part AAuthor: Fergus J. Wood (ed.). The magnitude earthquake that struck Prince William Sound on Ma at (local time), was a rupture that caused a significant amount of damage not only in Prince William Sound, but all the way down to California (Taylor, ).

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[Fergus J Wood; Louis E Leipold; U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.; United States Coast Survey.]. On Maat GMT, the largest earthquake of the 20th Century (surface-wave magnitude ) in the northern hemisphere, occurred in the Prince William Sound area of Alaska.

The epicenter was at ° N, ° W, and the quake's focal depth was 23 km. Aftershocks of the Prince William Sound earthquake located between Ma and Decem (after Algermissen et al., ). Hachured area indicates the. The Prince William Sound, Alaska, Earthquake of and Aftershocks, v. 1, Operational Phases, U.S.

Coast and Geodetic Survey, No. pp. The Ma Great Alaska Tsunami. The Alaska Earthquake, also known as the Great Alaska Earthquake and the Good Friday Earthquake, was a megathrust quake that began at P.M. AST on Ma It had a moment magnitude ofmaking it the second largest earthquake on record.

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The Prince William Sound, Alaska, Earthquake of and aftershocks 2 editions By U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey., U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Go to. Alaska earthquake ofearthquake that occurred in south-central Alaska on Mawith a moment magnitude of It released at least twice as much energy as the San Francisco earthquake of and was felt on land over an area of almostsquare miles (1, square km).

The death toll was only because of the low density of the state’s. v. Operational phases of the Coast and Geodetic Survey program in Alaska for the period March 27 to Decemincluding an account of seismicity and brief history of the Coast and Geodetic Survey in this areav.

:   " Quake: The Great Alaska Earthquake" is an eleven minute video highlighting the impacts and effects of America's largest recorded earthquake. It is. On Maa megathrust earthquake struck Alaska, about 15 miles below Prince William Sound, halfway between Anchorage and Valdez. The quake had .A field program to record microaftershocks was undertaken following the great Alaska earthquake of 28 March Three weeks after the main shock more than microaftershocks per day were recorded on a high-gain, high-frequency seismograph operating at a gain of more than 10 6 at 10 cps.

The microaftershock data, together with the data for the teleseismically recorded aftershocks, furnish Cited by: An earthquake with an woke up residents of Prince William Sound, Alaska on magnitude on Ma More than people died as tsunami waves spread across the Pacific.