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Researchers find source of 1964 devastating Alaska tsunami

Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey have solved a 50-year natural science mystery: the undersea source of tsunami waves that devastated a remote Alaska village following.
Underwater landslides at depths of 820 to 1,150 feet - much deeper than those that caused tsunamis affecting other communities - sent killing waves toward the Prince William Sound community of Chenega, where 23 of 75 residents died and all but two buildings were destroyed.

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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.

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